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Senate Select Committee on Stillbirth Research and Education

By |2018-06-10T06:41:56+00:00June 10th, 2018|

On 27 March 2018 the Senate established the Select Committee on Stillbirth Research and Education, to inquire and report by the second sitting Thursday of 2019. The committee's terms of reference are as follows: The future of stillbirth research and education in Australia, with particular reference to: consistency and timeliness of data available to researchers [...]

The International Academy of Health Preference Research (IAHPR) conference

By |2018-06-10T06:41:25+00:00June 10th, 2018|

For those who are interested in attending the International Academy of Health Preference (IAHPR) conference in Hobart, Tasmania on Thursday 27th September 2018, the abstract submission system for IAHPR conference is now available via the link below. http://iahpr.org/meetings/ The deadline for submissions is the 8th June 2018. The guidelines are that: Abstract submissions, excluding title [...]

Presentations from Revisiting Whitlam’s Vision for Health: Economists, Data and Efficient Forum

By |2018-06-10T06:40:51+00:00June 10th, 2018|

Late last year, the Centre for Health Policy at the University of Melbourne organised a policy forum to re-examine and celebrate the 50th anniversary of a landmark speech by the former Australian Prime Minister Edward Gough Whitlam. The forum was partly supported by the Australian Health Economics Society. Whitlam’s speech was notable in that it [...]

The wounds that do not heal: the life time scar of youth unemployment

By |2018-06-10T06:39:05+00:00June 10th, 2018|

Who: Associate Professor James Rockey, University of Leicester When: Wednesday, 11 April 2018 Time: 12:00 – 1:30pm (lunch will be provided) Where: Building 5D, Level 2, Room 02.20 University of Technology Sydney 1-59 Quay Street, Haymarket Free seminar, register by Monday 9th April on https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chere-seminar-the-life-time-scar-of-youth-unemployment-tickets-44535256150 Please email reception@chere.uts.edu.au with any dietary requirements. Abstract: This paper [...]

Understanding the policy environment and how to make research more accessible to policy makers – an insider’s perspective

By |2018-02-11T10:20:15+00:00February 11th, 2018|

Date: Thursday, 23 November 2017 Time: 12:00 noon – 1:15pm (light lunch will be provided) Venue: Building 5D, Level 2, Room 02.20 University of Technology Sydney 1-59 Quay Street, Haymarket RSVP by Monday, 20 November to reception@chere.uts.edu.au Abstract: Directed at early and mid-career researchers, ‘Understanding the policy environment and how to make research accessible to [...]

HSRAANZ Webinar “Futile” treatment and why doctors provide it to patients at the end of life: some empirical findings

By |2018-02-11T10:29:37+00:00February 11th, 2018|

Wednesday 25 October at 11.00am AEST, 1.00pm NZST There is no cost to attend the Webinar but registration is essential. Please register at: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_y2m0ENO3RQiEytTKE5BT_A The Webinar will be about 45 minutes, followed by 15 minutes for Q and A. Presentation 1 (Lindy Willmott) Title: “Futile” treatment and why doctors provide it to patients at the [...]

10th Health Services and Policy Research Conference

By |2018-02-11T10:22:56+00:00February 11th, 2018|

1-3 November 2017 Surfers Paradise Marriott, Gold Coast, Australia The conference theme is “Shifting priorities: balancing acute and primary care services". The conference will focus on current and future priorities for resources in acute and primary care, in order to achieve a sustainable and functional system into the future. This conference will bring us back [...]

WA Breakfast Forum 20 Nov 2017 “Can economic analysis contribute to the sustainability of health care systems?”

By |2018-02-11T09:56:09+00:00February 11th, 2018|

Keynote: Professor Michael Drummond. Panel: Dr Neale Fong, Dr Matt Anstey, Ms Rebecca Brown, Adj A/Prof Learne Durrington In the late 1990s the United Kingdom (UK) made a considerable investment in health services research, a major component of which was health technology assessment (HTA). A major feature of the HTAs conducted has been economic analysis, [...]

9th Australasian Workshop on Econometrics and Health Economics

By |2018-02-11T09:53:58+00:00February 11th, 2018|

Wednesday 25th April – Friday 27th April 2018 Mantra Lorne, Great Ocean Road, Victoria This workshop provides a forum for the development and dissemination of applications of econometrics and other quantitative approaches in health economics. The workshop will follow the format of the long-running European workshops on Econometrics and Health Economics. A selection of papers [...]

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