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04 Jul 2017

Health Economics Workshop, Ho Chi Minh City, 4-7 December 2017

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Deadline for applications: 22 September 2017

Dear colleagues,
we are currently soliciting applications for our next Public Health international workshop organized in partnership with the Institut Pasteur in Ho Chi Minh City.
This year, we are addressing "Health Economics" topics. Please help us to broadly circulate the call.

DATE:

December 4-7, 2017

VENUE:

Training Center
Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

COURSE FACULTY:

Philip Clarke / An Duy Tran The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Nguyen Quynh Anh Hanoi School of Public Health, Hanoi, Vietnam

Hoang Van Minh Hanoi School of Public Health, Hanoi, Vietnam

Hannah Clapham Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Marco Liverani London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand

Mark Jit London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK

Joseph Wu School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR

Hugo Turner Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Marco Haenssgen Center for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, University of Oxford, UK

Pham Duy Quang Institut Pasteur in Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City

OBJECTIVE:

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.

The course will be taught in English. Trainees should have a clear understanding of spoken and written English. Limited to 24 participants.

APPLICATIONS:

The course teaching committee will review applications and select participants who will be notified before 13 October 2017 and will receive an invitation letter together with details on local arrangements.

Please download and return the completed form, including:

  • a covering letter explaining the reasons for participating in the course
     
  • a detailed CV
     
  • 1-2 recommendation letter(s)

to hku-pasteur@hku.hk before 22 September 2017.

No registration fees – Support for accommodation will be provided to participants – Deadline for applications 22 September 2017 - Limited to 24 participants.

Click to download the poster.