DCP3 Monthly Newsletter - 8th Issue



DCP3 - AfHEA Workshop on New Methods for Health Economic Evaluation

The Disease Control Priorities Network, in conjunction with the African Health Economics Association, hosted an intensive workshop on March 10 in Nairobi, Kenya on a new DCP3 methodology for economic evaluation of health policy called extended cost-effectiveness analysis (ECEA). ECEA provides a methodological framework of economic evaluation to determine the distributional and financial risk protection consequences of health policy as it relates to specific interventions (e.g. the use of universal public finance for rotavirus vaccination) in a population.

The one day workshop was facilitated by DCP3 Senior Health Economist Stephane Verguet, and DCP3 Health Economics Analysts Zachary Olson and Elizabeth Brouwer.  

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