Past Workshops

Workshop 1 – Johannesburg, South Africa

November 11-13, 2017

The first TVEE workshop was held in Johannesburg, South Africa over a period of three days from 18th to 20th August 2017. It was led by Priceless SA with support from the University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, WITS School of Public Health, International Decision Support Initiative (iDSI), and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The workshop was primarily focused on the module Economic Evaluation module and led by Dr. Ijeoma Edoka, Dr. Anthony Kinghorn, Dr. Lumbwe Chole, Timothy Wilkinson, Dr. David Bishai and Shreena Malaviya. The method of instruction was in-class lectures supported by case-studies and exercises on Uganda measles outbreak, costing of new vaccine introduction program, cost analysis using EPIC study data, and decision tree modelling.

A total of 21 participants attended this workshop, of which 10 were funded through the Gates foundation, 6 through iDSI, and 5 were self-funded. There were 4 participants from Malawi, 4 from Zambia, 3 from South Africa, 3 from Kenya, 2 from Lesotho, 3 from Nigeria, 2 from Swaziland, and one from Botswana. To see photos of the workshop, click here: https://goo.gl/vm8M1z

 

Workshop 1 – Kampala, Uganda  

September 6-8, 2017

The TVEE workshop was held in Kampala, Uganda over a period of three days from 6th to 8th September 2017. It was led by Makerere University with support from the Africa Hub and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The workshop primarily focused on the modules Principles of Vaccine Economics and Costing in Vaccine Planning and Programming, and was led by Chrispus Mayora, Dr. Elizabeth Ekirapa, Diana Mugenzi, Dr. Fatuma Manzi, Dr. Charlotte Muheki, Dr. David Bishai, Natalia Alfonso and Sasmira Matta. The method of instruction was in-class lectures supported by case-studies and exercises on disease simulation of vaccine coverage, costing of health services and immunization program.

A total of 22 participants attended this workshop, of which 13 participants were from Uganda, 3 from Tanzania, 3 from Kenya, and 1 each from Ethiopia, Nairobi and Rwanda. To see photos of the workshop, click here: https://goo.gl/2ScKCY

 

Workshop 1 – Johannesburg, South Africa

August 18-20, 2017

The first TVEE workshop was held in Johannesburg, South Africa over a period of three days from 18th to 20th August 2017. It was led by Priceless SA with support from the University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, WITS School of Public Health, International Decision Support Initiative (iDSI), and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The workshop was primarily focused on the module Economic Evaluation module and led by Dr. Ijeoma Edoka, Dr. Anthony Kinghorn, Dr. Lumbwe Chole and Dr. William Padula. The method of instruction was in-class lectures supported by case-studies and exercises on Uganda measles outbreak, costing of new vaccine introduction program and decision tree modelling.

A total of 25 participants attended this workshop, of which 10 participants were funded through the Gates foundation, 5 through IDSi and 9 were self-funded. There were 3 participants from Zambia, 4 from Zimbabwe, 3 from Malawi, and 14 from South Africa. To see photos of the workshop, click here: https://goo.gl/UBsHo4

 

Pre-Conference Session at iHEA Conference  

July 7-8, 2017

The first TVEE training was held July 7-8 of 2017 as a pre-conference session part of the iHEA (International Health Economics Association) conference in Boston, Massachusetts. There were 60 participants in this first training. The workshop provided an overview of the TVEE project and all the modules. This was followed by didactic lectures and case-studies of the Economic Evaluation module.