This webinar discusses some of methods used at the start of the pandemic to estimate clinical management costs of COVID -19 and challenges faced in doing this, drawing on recent experience from South Africa and Kenya, presented by Dr Ijeoma Edoka, Research Director at PRICELESS and Dr Angela Kairu, research officer at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust. Dr Maryam Huda will be chairing the event, and Dr Susmita Chatterjee will be discussing the papers and her experience in India.
Earlier this month, the Centre for Health Economics in London (CHIL) hosted the Winter 2021 Health Economists’ Study Group meeting online. The opening session discussed the joining up of health and economic evidence to support decision-makers across the world. Discussants included Peter Piot, John Edmunds, Edwine Barasa and Gesine Meyer-Rath. We compiled a small summary of points and share the video.
This webinar intends to bring together those two communities to discuss the challenges of combining macroeconomic and epidemiological modelling , with a focus on LMICs. We will first discuss the work of Marcus Keogh Brown and Henning Jensen, Associate Professors at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) on the macroeconomic impact on the Pakistan economy of Covid-19 and non-pharmaceutical interventions.
Vaccinating South Asia against COVID-19 will provide the surest path to economic recovery, but many practical issues in vaccinating South Asia remain to be addressed. This is an announcement for an external event led by the World Bank
Webinar announcement: 30th of June, 11:00 BST
iHEA update event: key dates and links