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Comparing Health Systems

Ian Greener


This book compares the health systems of 11 countries to find out what the most successful, in terms of health outcomes, health equity and other measures, having in common. It considers patterns of social determinants, health funding and health expenditure, as well as the ‘first wave’ COVID-19 response of a wider sample 25 countries. Making use of Qualitative Comparative Analysis, it combines detailed studies of its eleven countries with robust, comparative analysis of them.

Keywords: Health systems, Inequality, health funding, COVID-19, Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA)

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781447356929
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447356929.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ian Greener, author
University of Strathclyde