Benefits and Costs of the Health Targets for the Post-2015 Development Agenda [chapter]

Prabhat Jha, Ryan Hum, Cindy L. Gauvreau, Keely Jordan
Prioritizing Development  
HIGHLIGHTS Objectives  Develop a plausible estimate for a benefit-to-cost ratio (BCR) for a global reduction of 40% of all-cause deaths before age 70 years by 2030  Comment on the health-related proposed Sustainable Development Goal and sub-goals, particularly where they are likely to be poor in terms of BCR (and relate to the overall goal of reducing mortality by 40% by 2030) Summary  We quantify the BCR for a new proposed over-arching health goal that is achievable and quantitatively
more » ... able: avoidance of 40% of the premature deaths (deaths before age 70) in each country.
doi:10.1017/9781108233767.012 fatcat:qg5gswd5fzfr5dfxp7l363xccu