Institute for Global Health


Introduction to Cost-effectiveness Analysis for Infectious Diseases

This course is not running in 2019-20 academic year.

A Two-Day Short Course on Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th September 2018

This two-day health economics course will take place at the UCL Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF.

The course is for people working in health care settings, academic environments, industry and governmental and non-governmental organisations who wish to achieve a basic understanding of, and be able to interpret, cost effectiveness analyses in the context of infectious diseases, with particular focus on HIV. It will be assumed that participants have no prior knowledge of cost effectiveness analysis.   The course includes:

• Principles of economic evaluation of health care programmes 

• Basic aspects of infectious disease modelling

• The use and role of economic evaluations in helping to make decisions, with particular regard to infectious diseases

The course will be led by Dr Valentina Cambiano and Professor Andrew Phillips from UCL Institute for Global Health.   In addition, specific sessions will be led by Professor John Cairns (LSHTM), Dr Tim Colbourn (UCL), Dr Alec Miners (LSHTM), Dr Jasmina Panovska-Griffith (UCL), Dr Elena Pizzo (UCL), Paul Revill (University of York), Dr Alison Rodger (UCL) and Professor Mark Sculpher (University of York). The course will be interactive and informal. 

In order to maintain a low participant to tutor ratio, attendee numbers will be limited.

Fees and Booking Information

NHS/Academic: £500

Pharmaceutical Industry: £1,000

Lunch and refreshments breaks will be included. Participants will be responsible for their own travel and accommodation costs. 

For further information please contact Pat Withington (telephone 020 7794 0500, ext. 34871 or email p.withington@ucl.ac.uk).

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