ΠΜΣ Κλινική Ιατρική, Εργαστηριακή Ιατρική, Προληπτική & Κοινωνική ΙατρικήLibrary of the School of Health Sciences
Μαρία Καντζανού, Επίκουρη Καθηγήτρια, Ιατρική Σχολή, ΕΚΠΑ, Επιβλέπουσα
Φίλιππος Φιλιππίδης, Senior Lecturer in Public Health – Director of Education, School of Public Health, Imperial College London
Γεώργιος Μαρίνος, Επίκουρος Καθηγητής, Ιατρική Σχολή, ΕΚΠΑ
Η οικονομική κρίση και οι επιπτώσεις στο σύστημα υγείας. Η περίπτωση του Νομού Αιτωλοακαρνανίας
The economic crises and the impact in the health system in general. The case of the prefecture Etoloakarnania
The health system is designed to optimize the health of the population based on the financial possibilities of each society, through scheduled services. It works according to the principle of clinical effectiveness, efficiency and equity, but there are many times that displays features such as monopolistic market trends and ineffective evaluation of services. However, the national health system has significant operational problems. The financial problems are particularly high and were charged to a greater extent due to the economic crisis prevailing in recent years in our country. (Θεοδώρου, Μ. Σαρρής, Μ., Σούλης, Σ., 2001).
The purpose of this paper is to highlight through the literature review and research that took place, the effects of the economic crisis in the health system in their economic and social situation, and the juxtaposition of certain proposals with regard to health policies that could implemented at national level and the local community of the prefecture Etoloakarnania.
The work is divided into two parts: a literature review and research approach. Regarding the theoretical part it initially contains introductory information concerning the concept of health, of economic crises in Greece and the state of Greek health system before the economic crisis. In the following chapters refer to the basic elements of the Greek health system and are the causes of the financial crisis in Greece and the measures taken due to this crisis. Then stated that influenced health because of the economic crisis and what the impact on the health of the person and the drug. Finally, there is extensive reference to the impact of the crisis in the health system in general.
The second part includes a primary research conducted in this work. The aim was to highlight the effects of the economic crisis in the health system for the local community of the prefecture Etoloakarnania. The population was the sample of the survey were residents of the prefecture Etoloakarnania and the sample of respondents included a total of 116 people.
The conclusions of the survey show that the majority of participants have health card and its existence is related to marital status, education level and not taking drugs such costs. It also found that age negatively related to not taking drugs because of cost and with an examination. Finally, a check between gender of the participants and the different actors, where no correlation to sex with an examination, appeared disease last 12 months, visiting the ER and outpatient and the belief that the health system is complex. Finally, they emerged quite a lot of knowledge and satisfaction of the participants about the various issues that were and found that participants need further information also for the safety of their health and EOPYY and their rights regarding the use of health services.
Main subject category:
The economic crises, The impact in the health system, The state of Greek health system, The health system for the local community of the prefecture Etoloakarnania
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