Updated: Nov 5, 2021
Following the success of our lockdown-enforced shift to online webinars in 2020, we are very pleased to announce our 2021 webinar series.
The final talk in this year's webinar series will be given by Prof Anirban Basu from the CHOICE Institute at the University of Washington, on Friday 10 December. Prof Basu will present on research on the QALY effects of Covid-19 infections and the cost-effectiveness of potential Covid-19 therapeutics from a societal perspective.
For full webinar details or to register, click here.
Keep an eye on this space for news on the 2022 webinar series coming soon!
All webinars are free to ISPOR NZ members. If you are not currently a member, please consider joining - in addition to free webinar registration, members get discounted attendance at our in-person meetings and workshops, and connection to our broad membership of academia, industry, policy, and healthcare providers. For membership details and registration, click here.
The first talk in this year's webinar series was given by Dr Mike Paulden from the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta, Canada, on Thursday 18 March. Dr Paulden presented on equity weighting in health technology assessment, with a particular focus on the methods used - or that could potentially be considered - by the UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
On Friday 25 June, Dr Wei Zhang from the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia presented on the measurement and valuation of work productivity losses in health economic evaluation.
On Thursday 21 October, Prof Richard Cookson from the Centre for Health Economics at the University of York presented on Distributional Cost-Effectiveness Analysis (DCEA), an extension of standard cost-effectiveness analysis that provides information about equity in the distribution of costs and effects of a healthcare intervention.