Pre-Conference Training Workshops

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University of Washington training on Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

This intensive 1-day workshop aims to prepare those with some experience in cost-effectiveness and health economics to conduct modelled health economic evaluations using extended cost-effectiveness analysis (ECEA) methodologies. Beyond providing researchers with the tools to measure equity and financial risk protection as part of their evaluations, the workshop will lay the groundwork for the formation of collaborative research teams between participants and the facilitators that will prepare policy-relevant ECEA analyses in the coming months and years.

2009 AfHEA Conference Programme Outline (Oral Presentations)

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Plenary 1 Speaker 09:00-11:00   Main conference hall Adae KesieOfficial opening ceremonyOpening speech by His Excellency the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Mr John D Mahama   11:00-11:30 BREAK / FAMILY PHOTO / POSTER PRESENTATIONS   Parallel session 1 (Tuesday, 11:30 – 13:00) PS 01/1 User Fees in Zambia: behaviour and experiences of communities and health care providersMary Hadley, Collins Chansa Mary Hadley PS 01/2 Does the free delivery and caesarean policy in Senegal offset user fees constraints … Read More

2009 Conference Poster Presentations

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Code Title Authors PT 01 Making community health insurance equitable and pro-poor – lessons from the Dangme west health insurance scheme Irene Akua Agyepong, Solomon Narh Bana, Evelyn Ansah, Edward S. Bruce and Margaret Gyapong PT 02 Health Sector Reforms in Developing Countries: A Study of the Financial, Institutional and Social Dynamics of Mutual Health Organisations in Ghana. Augustine Adomah-Afari PT 03 Health care financing incidence Analysis in Africa: The experience of Ghana, Tanzania and South Africa James Akazili, Gemini … Read More

Agenda at a glance

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Monday 9 March 2008 17:00 18:00 Pre-registration     Tuesday 10 March 2009 08:00 09:00 Registration     Plenary 1 09:00 11:00 Main conference hall Adae Kesie Official opening ceremony Opening speech by His Excellency the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Mr John D Mahama 11:00 11:30 BREAK / FAMILY PHOTO / POSTER PRESENTATIONS Parallel session 1 11:30 13:00 Room: Adae Kesie User fees – removal and exemptions Room: Hogbetsotso Benefit incidence of health services Room: Kundum Economic … Read More

Inaugural Conference of the African Health Economics and Policy Association

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The conference venue: La Palm Royal Beach HotelDates: 10th – 12th March 2009 Theme: Priorities of Health Economics in Africa The overall theme of the conference is “Priorities of health economics in Africa”. Main sub-themes of the conference: User fees Health insurance and equitable health care financing in Africa New international health care financing mechanisms and initiatives Human resources for health in Africa Economic evaluation of health services in Africa Measuring health and factors contributing to health Microeconomic techniques and … Read More