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Notice Board

ECONOMIC  PRINCIPLES  OF HEALTH CARE INTERVENTION

A  basic course  in Health Economics

March 14 and 15, 2015

Dr. K. R. JOHN
Resource Person
Consultant in Health Economics
Former Head, Community Medicine
Former Health Economist, CEU
Christian Medical College, Vellore

Venue
Indian Society of Health Administrators
3009, 2nd A Main, 17th Cross,
Banashankari 2nd Stage, K. R. Road
Bangalore 560 070, Karnataka

ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH CARE INTERVENTION

This is an introductory course designed for those involved in decision-making regarding choice of health care technologies. It is meant for health administrators, researchers, medical college teachers, post-graduate students, etc.  No background in economics is necessary.

Teaching Methodology: Lectures, case studies, computer-assisted teaching, review of articles and design of research studies.
  
   The topics that will be covered include the following:

  1. General  principles of economic evaluation
  2. Research designs relating to economic evaluation, with their applications
  3. Clinical pathway costing
  4. Foundation  of cost-effectiveness analysis
  5. Types of articles available in health economics and how to read them
  6. Developing a proposal on economic evaluation 

 

SPEAKERS
Dr. K. R. John
Consultant in Health Economics
Former Head, Community Medicine
Former Health Economist, CEU
Christian Medical College, Vellore

Dr. Suresh Pathare
Director
Centre for Studies in Rural Development
Institute of Social Work and Research
Ahmednagar

Professor Samson Samuel P.
Lecturer of Economics and Management Studies
Ahmednagar College

Dr. Thambu David
Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, Unit 2
Professor and Head, Department of Clinical Epidemiology
Member, South Asian Cochrane Network
Christian Medical College, Vellore

 

 

 

Participants are required to bring a laptop and a device with portable internet connection.
Kindly bring database in excel spreadsheets for analysis and/or an economic research question with related literature review.

Number of participants : 50

Course fee  : Rs. 2,000
Spot registration : Rs. 2,500
Registration fee includes course material, refreshments and lunch on both days.

Accommodation :  available at the venue
Room rent (for the duration of the course)
Shared double/triple occupancy : Rs. 1,000 per head
Single occupancy : Rs. 2,000/- per head

Registration : Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 9 am

Completed applications (with demand draft or copy of wire-transfer challan) to be sent to
The Executive Director
Indian Society of Health Administrators (ISHA)
3009, 2nd A Main, 17th Cross, K.R. Road
Banashankari 2nd Stage
Bangalore 560 070      
            
For general enquiries, please contact the ISHA office.
Telephone: 91 80 2677 1314
Email : ashoksahni75@gmail.com

For enquiries about the course content, please contact the course co-ordinator, Dr. K. R. John.
Mobile number: 094432 42603
Email : krjohn.john@gmail.com

 

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