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Short course

Evaluating Public Health Interventions using Economic and Epidemiologic Methods

Overview

A one day course run by the Health Economics Unit within the Centre for Health Policy providing an overview of how epidemiologic and economic methods, including cost-effectiveness analysis, can be used to evaluate public sector interventions.

Who is this course designed for?

Public sector focused policy makers and researchers.

Pre-requisites

There are no formal prerequisites, although we recommend that participants have previously attended our Introduction to Cost Effectiveness Analysis in Health course.

Course dates

The next course will be held at a later date in the year. Details to be announced shortly.

Course outline

Module 1: Overview of key epidemiological methodsNatalie Carvalho, Tony Blakely & Alan Lopez

Module 2: Health economics and economic evaluation methods
Natalie Carvalho

Module 3: Case study of bringing epidemiology and health economics together
Natalie Carvalho

Module 4: Determining health gains, costs and cost effectiveness of preventive interventions
Tony Blakely

Module 5: League Tables
Tony Blakely

Module 6: Key methodological and policy considerations
Natalie Carvalho

How much is it?

Early bird - up until one month before course commencement: $550 (GST inclusive)
Normal rates (non-early bird) - $660 (GST inclusive)
(Lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided)

IMPORTANT: This course is typically run in-person on campus in Carlton. However, as we get closer to the date we may potentially change this to being run as an online course via Zoom. This decision will be made closer to the course date, depending on government social isolation and travel policies in place by August 2020. This course can be cancelled if one month prior to the course date it doesn't have a minimum number of participants enrolled. Registration fees will be reimbursed



Application procedure

Applications for courses can be filled out online via eCart.

Applications close the day before the course date.

For participants registering close to the course date, please be informed that we may not be able to cater to extra requests or specific dietary requirements. We are also unable to guarantee the availability of complete participant materials for the course (name tags, completion certificates). Where completion certificates are not available these will be mailed out to you after the course.

Further Enquiries:

E: health-economics@unimelb.edu.au
Ph: +61 3 8344 9111

Payment is via the University’s eCart

Course Information

Key dates

TBC

Fees

Early bird: $550 (GST inclusive) (up until one month before course commencement)

Normal rates (non-early bird): $660 (GST inclusive)

Location

University House, Corner of Tin Alley and Professors Walk,

Parkville

The University of Melbourne

Entry requirements

There are no formal prerequisites, although we recommend that participants have previously attended our Introduction to Cost Effectiveness Analysis in Health course.