A one day course run by the Health Economics Unit within the Centre for Health Policy , in partnership with Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Global Burden of Disease Group. This short course provides an overview of how epidemiological and economic tools can be used to inform policy-making from a national and global perspective, how to rank interventions by health gain and/or costs and gain an understanding of key methodological and policy considerations.
This course consists of the following modules with lectures, case studies, and class exercises:
- Overview of key epidemiological methods
- Health economics and economic evaluation methods
- Case study of bringing epidemiology and health economics together
- Determining health gains, costs and cost effectiveness of preventive interventions
- League Tables
- Key methodological and policy considerations
$ 550 –Early Bird
$ 660 – Late Bird
There are no formal prerequisites, although you will benefit from having an introductory-level knowledge of health economics and epidemiology.