King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Title: Health economics: Role of economics in health and health care
Biography: Haya M Al Ayadi
The disease distribution has increased world widely. Thus, the trend has changed from communicable disease to non-communicable disease. The change was along with an increase in life expectancy. All these led to a steep increase in disease burden on governments’ economics. On the other hand, the over spending’s of governments’ on health aided also in increasing burden of disease instead of reducing it, according to the concept of supply induce demand. This lecture is aiming to illustrate the role of economics in health care from a public health prospective and address the efficient use of economics in both health and health care.