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Event: 'Economic Evaluation Of Health Care Programmes – Advanced' Print
Date: Monday, October 23, 2017 At 08:00 AM
Duration: 9 Days 1 Hour

Oct 23 – Nov 1, 2017

About the workshop

Policy makers and managers have to constantly look for evidences to base and back their decisions with. These evidences come from various forms of research conducted at different levels. Economic Evaluations provide valuable evidence on the efficiency of public health programmes and health care technology by combining economic and health outcome information and provide a transparent aid for decision making. This workshop would provide an overview at the various forms of Economic Evaluations and their usage followed by an advanced hands-on training on the conduct of economic evaluations. Detailed understanding of cost-effectiveness, cost-utility and cost-benefit analysis will be provided. Participants would get hands on experience of working with data and conduct an economic evaluation using a computer based decision analysis software.

At the end of this workshop participants should be able to: understand the various forms of Economic Evaluations and their usage, get a detailed understanding and practice of cost-effectiveness, cost-utility and cost-benefit analysis, identify various areas in their own workplaces that may benefit form economic evaluations, initiate independent studies using basic economic modelling.


  • Introduction to Economic Evaluations
  • Types of Economic Evaluations
  • Cost and cost analysis
  • Economic evaluations using individual patient data
  • Economic evaluation using decision modelling
  • Cost-effectiveness analysis
  • Cost-utility analysis
  • Contingent valuation in health care – willingness to pay
  • Cost-benefit analysis
  • Sensitivity analysis
  • Interpreting results of economic evaluation
  • Reporting and appraising economic evaluation – best practices and guidelines

This is an applied programme. Participants will be expected to spend a lot of time developing tools, some amount of basic data collection and working on models using computer software. Participants are expected to spend significant amount of post session time in reading and familiarizing themselves with taught concepts.

Who should attend?

This workshop is suitable for development and public health workers involved in managing projects. It is expected to be beneficial for health service personnel with the responsibility of managing health posts. It would also be suitable for medical residents, faculty involved in clinical research, researchers from the industry, clinical trial managers, Phd scholars, program managers and health professionals involved in clinical care.

Registration Fee

Indian National:20000 INR per participant
Foreign National: 40000 INR per participant

The registration fee includes course kit, lunch and snacks. Please note that the participants will have to bear their own travel, boarding and lodging expenses. However, the organizers will be able to provide a list of hotels or guesthouses nearby the institute upon request.

How to Apply

Interested participants may email their completed registration form at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and submit the fee by E-transfer or by Demand Draft in favor of “Public Health Foundation of India” payable Delhi and dispatch to the key contact person. Bank details for E-transfer will be shared upon request. We do not accept cash. International participants are requested to submit the fee only by E-transfer.

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