What Are the Challenges in Conducting Cost-of-Illness Studies? Academic Article uri icon


  • Two important transitions occurred in Value in Health Regional Issues (ViHRI) in 2014: the first is shifting the journal to being an online publication, and the second is the transition toward an article-based publishing approach. This new policy allows an article to be published online soon after its acceptance for publication, with final, citable pagination, speeding up the publication and dissemination process. Indeed, the number of ViHRI page views and article downloads has substantially increased in 2014. Several articles from our first issue of ViHRI devoted to Central and Eastern Europe, Western Asia and Africa (CEEWAA) published in 2013 have gained interest from other scholars and are already among the top cited articles in the journal. These articles focused on capacity building for health technology assessment (HTA) in Hungary [1], the state and challenges in …

publication date

  • January 1, 2014