International Workshop "Health Economics"

Dec. 4 - 7, 2017 at Training Center of the Institut Pasteur - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, We would like to solicit applications for the International Workshop Health Economics.

That will be co-organized by the Pasteur Institute of Ho Chi Minh City and HKU-Pasteur Research Pole (School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong) with the support of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Regional Service of Cooperation, Sanofi Pasteur and the Pasteur Foundation Asia.

The course will be taught in English.

Limited to 24 participants.

No registration fees

Free accommodation will be provided 

Closing Date for Applications: September 22, 2017

Interested candidates should download the application form

and follow the specified guidelines at see also "Health Economics" website.  All applications received before September 22, 2017 will be given full consideration and reviewed by the Course Committee. Selected candidates will be notified before October 13 and will receive an invitation letter together with details on local arrangements.

Objectives: The workshop will provide basic theory of health economics including socio-economic concepts, methods to define, measure and analyse costs of health policies, as well as comparative analysis of health systems.  Participants will be trained to the planning of public health responses, based on the interactive teaching carried out by expert faculty.  Training sessions will cover cost effectiveness analysis of vaccination programs and other interventions, design of surveys, resource allocation strategy.  The workshop will also address how the implementation of these different types of measures is translated into the everyday life of target populations.

Participants’ Profile: The course is specifically designed for health personnel, mainly but not exclusively from countries in South East Asia, including medical and health professionals, policy makers, disease researchers interested in expanding their critical understanding of the complex economic issues in health sector administration.

Published: 06/07/2017

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