Monday, 13 July 2009

BLOG FROM THE WORLD CONGRESS ON HEALTH ECONOMICS, BEIJING

By JULIA DAY, STEPS Centre member

'Harmonising health and economics' sounds like a tall order, nonetheless it is the title of this year's World Congress on Health Economics being held in Beijing.

Our colleagues from Future Health Systems and POVILL, Samantha Reddin and Adrijana Corluka, are blogging live from the event, and have already covered subjects including the role of the private sector, social franchising, innovation and training, as well as giving a flavour of what's happening behind the scenes in Beijing.

Check out their blog on the Eldis Community site to keep up-to-date with all the goings-on at the International Health Economics Association event.

2 comments:

Sara said...

To harmonise health and economics sounds tricky, will be interesting to read more about that.
Maybe economics can sometimes be an efficient way of describing the problems. In Sweden the National Institute of Economic Research has come up with a study on how much climate change-related illness could cost us.

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