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​​How can health economics contribute to global health research and practice?​

This week's Global Health Lecture Series event will focus on health economics for global health research and practice​.

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Research to improve global health is a multi-disciplinary endeavour. Over the past five decades, health economics has generated ideas and tools that are increasingly being used in countries around the world. This panel session from members of the Global Health Economics Centre will showcase how health economics can contribute to enhancing health and wellbeing, drawing on the School’s varied research in different settings. 


Panelists include Directors and representatives of the LSHTM Global Health Economics Centre.


  • Introduction and overview of GHECO, Professor Tim Powell-Jackson
  • Applying health economics to the study of health systems in low- and middle-income countries, Professor Anne Mills
  • The use of economic evaluation methods within health technology assessments and its role in decision making in the UK, Professor Luke Vale
  • Introducing needle-free measles vaccines in low- and middle-income countries: epidemic modelling and economic evaluation, Dr Han Fu
  • Q&A

Event notices

  • Please note that you can join this event in person or you can join the session remotely.
  • Please note that the recording link will be listed on this page when available.

​​Relates courses

MSc Health Policy, Planning and Financing

MSc Public Health – Health Economics Stream



Free and open to all. No registration required.