HFCM database is no longer updated and will be closed on 31st October 2019. Please follow the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies and the Andalusian School of Public Health, in particular the Web Portal Crisis and Health,  for other publications and information on health systems and policies.


Search our database of journal articles and policy reports/documents on the impact of the crisis on health and health systems. It contains 937 journal articles and 19 policy reports  (Last update - July 2018)  

Search strategy. Publications included in our database have been retrieved from Pubmed, based on searches for key words such as "financial crisis" or "economic crisis" or "austerity" in the title or abstract, published since 2010. Listed results were screened for relevance to the current financial crisis. Also relevant reports and policy documents from international organizations and institutions, such as WHO, European Commission, OECD, are being included. The HFCM database is updated on a regular basis.

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