Article | Impact, the Magazine of PSI | April 2013

Setting Health Priorities: Strategy versus Tactics

by Michael Chu, David E. Bloom and Elizabeth Cafiero


Health decision makers throughout the world are faced with a multiplicity of challenges. As resource limitations are a fundamental fact of life, choices necessarily have to be made about which challenges to address, and the best way to tackle them. In this piece, we discuss the distinction between these distinct components of priority setting in health: the strategic and tactical.

Keywords: Strategy; Decision Making; Health Care and Treatment; Problems and Challenges; Health Industry;


Chu, Michael, David E. Bloom, and Elizabeth Cafiero. "Setting Health Priorities: Strategy versus Tactics." Impact, the Magazine of PSI, no. 12 (April 2013).