METHODS FOR COST-EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS: AN ADVANCED WORKSHOP
Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program hosted a health economic evaluation workshop, Methods for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: An Advance Workshop on 28th-30th July 2010 at Richmond Hotel, Nonthaburi, Thailand. This workshop was run by Yot Teerawattananon (Director of HITAP), Mark Sculpher (Professor of Health Economics, University of York, UK), and Andrew Briggs (Lindsay Chair in Health Policy and Economic Evaluation, Glasgow University, UK), covering an advanced concepts in cost-effectiveness modeling. The workshop is purposely for resource persons currently undertaking health economic evaluation within the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, consultancy, academia or the health service. It is also appropriate for those reviewing or preparing economic evaluation evidences for public health authorities.
Approximately 30 participants from universities, public sectors and governmental organizations both national and international attended this workshop. One of the workshop participants said “Generally, a very well-organized workshop – very informative, practical and well-explained.” However, some participants also suggested that HTA and policy issues should be included.