The health and economic benefits of investing in HIV prevention: a review of global evidence to inform policy dialogue in Vietnam
Resource Type: Technical Brief
Authors: Yoriko Nakamura and Michael Chaitkin
Published: September 2018
Resource Description: This report aims to inform the discourse on the composition and financing strategy for HIV prevention by synthesizing the global evidence on the health and economic benefits of HIV preventive interventions, highlighting key considerations for Vietnam. Economic evaluations, such as cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis, can provide useful evidence for health policy decision-making, an answer questions such as: how much does it cost to deliver an intervention? how much net fiscal or monetary benefit is generated by an intervention? and which intervention among several offers greatest value for money?