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Fourth TVEE Workshop Concludes at MakSPH, Kampala

  • In Health
  • 15 Nov 2018 - 5:28pm
  • By Mark Wamai
  • 577
Some of the 4th TVEE Workshop Participants pose for a group photo at the School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Teaching Vaccine Economics Everywhere (TVEE) project organized its fourth workshop at the Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) from 5th – 7th November 2018 in Kampala, Uganda. The workshop focused on Economic Evaluation for Decision-Making in Immunization Programs was led by Chrispus Mayora (MakSPH), Dr. Lumbwe Chola (University of Wits), Dr. Fred Matovu (Makerere School of Economics) and Natalie Alfonso (Johns Hopkins University).

The method of instruction was in-class lectures supported by case-studies and exercises. Twenty four (24) participants from Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda attended the workshop.

This workshop is part of a series that focus on capacity building in applied vaccine economics, cost-effectiveness and finance and is developed by professional team of seasoned health economists from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, WITS School of Public Health, IIHMR University, Aga Khan University, and Makerere University. The series aim to strengthen skills related to economics and financing of national immunization programs so as to improve the sustainability of vaccine delivery in low and middle-income countries.

This program is designed for professionals and academics who are involved in planning and implementation of immunization programs and projects. The target participants for this program include government representatives (national, state-level, district-level) engaged with immunization, NiTAG members, GAVI program managers, other policy makers, and academics.

For more details about TVEE please contact

Mayora Chrispus,
School of Public Health (MakSPH)
College of Health Sciences (CHS)
Makerere University
Tel: +256-773-313016

 

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