Health system performance assessment
Understanding how health systems work, what barriers exist to the proper implementation of health policy,
and how external and institutional factors can affect the ability of the health system
to respond to routine and extraordinary health threats.
Analysis of health system inputs 保健医療制度のインプット分析
To understand how health system financing, human resource distribution and planning,
or private organizations and individuals can work to improve health system performance.
Analysis of health system outputs 保健医療制度のアウトプット分析
To examine how health systems perform, how well they deliver the services they are funded for,
and how policy-making is converted into practice in the real world. Understanding how resource allocation can affect and be affected by disease and illness.
Measuring impact インパクトの測定
To estimate the magnitude of a policy’s effect and the effectiveness of a health system or policy change in measurable
and important health outcomes, including tracking progress towards the Millennium Development Goals and contributing to the Global Burden of Disease study.
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GBD 2016 Risk Factors Collaborators. Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet. 2017; 390: 1345-1422.
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GBD 2016 Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age-sex specific mortality for 264 causes of death, 1980–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet. 2017; 390: 1151–1210.
GBD 2016 Mortality Collaborators. Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet. 2017; 390: 1084–1150.
GBD 2016 SDG Collaborators. Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet. 2017; 390: 1423–59.
Rahman MM, Karar A, Rahman MS, Parsons A, Abe SK, Bilano V, Gilmour S, Shibuya K. Progress toward universal health coverage: a comparative analysis in 5 South Asian countries. JAMA Intern Med. 2017; 177(9): 1297-1305.
Saito E, Gilmour S, Yoneoka D, Gautam GS, Rahman MM, Shrestha PK, Shibuya K. Inequality and inequity in healthcare utilization in urban Nepal: a cross-sectional observational study. Health Policy and Planning. 2016;31(7):817-24.
Reich M, Shibuya K. The Future of Japan's Health System — Sustaining Good Health with Equity at Low Cost. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2015; 373:1793-1797. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1410676