Past Workshops

Workshop 3 & 4 – Johannesburg, South Africa              

February 9-11 and 14-16, 2018

The third and fourth TVEE workshops were held in Johannesburg, South Africa over a period of three days. The first workshop was held from 9th to 11th February 2018, and the second workshop was from 14th to 16th February 2018. They were led by WITS School of Public Health with support from PRICELESS SA and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The workshops focused on the concepts of vaccine economics, resource tracking and vaccine supply chain model through a hands-on approach. Participants will use the HERMES software to build a model of a real-world supply chain from its various components, identify and assess critical measures of the system’s operational and economic “health” and test the effects of new technology and policy changes on the system. The facilitators for the workshop were Dr. Ijeoma Edoka, Dr. Anthony Kinghorn, Patrick Wedlock and Leila Haidari.

Participants from Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Pakistan, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe attended the workshop.

 

Workshop 1 – Jaipur, India

December 21-22, 2017

The first TVEE workshop was held in Jaipur, India over a period of two days from 21st to 22nd December 2017. It was led by IIHMR University with support from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The workshop was primarily focused on the module Costing of Immunization Programs and led by Dr. Susmita Chatterjee, Dr. P.R. Sodani, Dr. David Bishai and Shreena Malaviya. The method of instruction was in-class lectures supported by case-studies and exercises on introduction of new vaccines in Thailand, costing of new vaccine introduction program and cost analysis using EPIC study data.

A total of 20 participants attended this workshop, of which 16 participants were from India, 2 from Myanmar, and 1 each from Sri Lanka and Sierra Leone.

To see photos of the workshop, click here: https://goo.gl/oGHGnT

 

Workshop 1 – Karachi, Pakistan

December 19-22, 2017

The first TVEE workshop was held in Karachi, Pakistan over a period of three days from 19th to 22nd December 2017. It was led by Aga Khan University with support from the WHO-EMRO and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The workshop was primarily focused on the modules Vaccine Economics, Economic Evaluation and Program Evaluation and was led by Dr. Shehla Zaidi, Dr. Sameen Siddiqi, Dr. David Bishai, Dr. William Padula, Dr. Omrana Pasha, Dr. Raymond Hutubessy, and Dr. Irtaza Chaudri.. The method of instruction was in-class lectures supported by case-studies and exercises.

A total of 22 participants attended this workshop, of which there were 15 participants from Pakistan and 7 from Afghanistan.

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Workshop 2 – Kampala, Uganda

December 12-14, 2017

The second TVEE workshop was held in Kampala, Uganda over a period of three days from 12th to 14th December 2017. It was led by Makerere University with support from the Africa Hub, Wits University and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The workshop primarily focused on the modules Economic Evaluation and Program Evaluation, and was led by Chrispus Mayora, Dr. William Padula, Dr. George Pariyo, Dr. Lumbwe Chola, Dr. Joseph Akuze, Dr. Fred Matovu and Dr. Peter Waiswa. The method of instruction was in-class lectures supported by case-studies and exercises.

A total of 31 participants attended this workshop, of which there were 18 participants from Uganda, 5 from Kenya, 3 each from Tanzania and Rwanda, and 2 from Ethiopia.

To see photos of the workshop, click here: https://goo.gl/mGkdL6

 

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.