Workshop: Applied vaccine economics July 7-8 2017

Capacity development in applied vaccine economics

Friday July 7th; 13:30-17:00 and Saturday July 8th; 8:30-17:00

The aim of this one and a half day training workshop is capacity development in applied vaccine economics, finance and cost-effectiveness.  The workshop would be helpful for global health economics students and early career researchers as well as Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) managers, National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NiTAG) and immunization inter-agency coordination committee members, and Ministry of Health officials. The development of the session’s course work and provision of the training session is receiving support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The training workshop will cover 10 main topics: 1) Introduction to vaccine economics, 2) collecting cost data, 3) using cost data for policy, 4) modeling vaccine related outcomes, 5) modeling delivery costs, 6) benefits of vaccines, 7) cost-benefit studies, 8) cost-minimization studies, 9) cost-effectiveness studies and 10) how to make vaccine economics more useful for policy.

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