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Updated for 2017

Essentials of Health Policy: Sourcebook for Journalists and Policymakers

The 2017 edition of the Alliance's Sourcebook is now live with the latest information and data on pressing health care topics. It also includes the names and contact details for top experts in each subject area, along with a comprehensive glossary of health care policy terms. We will be updating the Sourcebook throughout the year.

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The Sourcebook:

Essentials of Health Policy

The Latest on Pressing Health Care Topics

  • The basics of the health care system
  • The state of play
  • Current data
  • Experts & how to contact them