Switzerland, Lausanne

Health economics for public health decision-making

when 23 July 2018 - 27 July 2018
language English
duration 1 week
fee CHF 350

This course will cover advanced theoretical and methodological tools in economic evaluation, with a focus on their application in public health. It will cover key topics in modelling costs, estimating comparative effectiveness of interventions from observational data and using economic reasoning to inform policy and practice. The course will combine lectures and computer lab sessions.

Course leader

Prof. Joachim Marti, IUMSP, University of Lausanne
Prof. Mark Dusheiko, IUMSP, University of Lausanne

Target group

PhD students or postdocs in health economics, economics, public health, biostatistics, or equivalent. The programme has a limited number of places for professionals outside academia.

Course aim

At the end of the course, students will be familiarized with cutting-edge methods in the economic evaluation of public health interventions and will be confident in designing and critically appraising research projects in the area.

Understand and apply advanced methods in cost-effectiveness modelling
Understand the role of equity in economic evaluation
Learn how to use economic reasoning in public health and policy evaluation
Discuss applications of economic evaluation in public health and their use in decision-making
Critically appraise applied health economics literature

Credits info

Non credited course, Official Certificate of Attendance delivered

Fee info

CHF 350: PhD students and postdocs' fees

Includes :
Tuition fees
Social events

Please note that accommodation is not covered by the fees.
CHF 900: Price applied for professionals who would like to follow the course