Priority setting for the prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases: multi-criteria decision analysis in four eastern Mediterranean countries


Ghandour R., Shoaibi A., Khatib R., Abu Rmeileh N., ÜNAL B., Sozmen K., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.60, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00038-014-0569-3
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Keywords: Multi-criteria decision analysis, Priority setting, Decision-making process, Low middle income countries, Cardiovascular diseases, HEALTH-CARE, CRITERIA, POLICY, INTERVENTIONS, DETERMINANTS, THAILAND
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

To explore the feasibility of using a simple multi-criteria decision analysis method with policy makers/key stakeholders to prioritize cardiovascular disease (CVD) policies in four Mediterranean countries: Palestine, Syria, Tunisia and Turkey.