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A basic course in Health Economics

August 10 and 11, 2013

Dr. K. R. JOHN
Resource Person
Consultant in Health Economics
Former Head, Community Medicine
Former Health Economist, CEU
Christian Medical College, Vellore

Indian Society of Health Administrators
3009, 2nd A Main, 17th Cross,
Banashankari 2nd Stage, K. R. Road
Bangalore 560 070, Karnataka


This is an introductory course designed for those involved in decision-making, regarding choice of health care technologies.
It is meant for health administrators, researchers, medical college teachers, post-graduate students, etc. No background in economics is necessary.

Teaching Methodology: Lectures, case studies, computer assisted teaching, review of articles and design of research studies.


General principles of economic evaluation
Research designs relating to economic evaluation, with their applications
Clinical pathway costing
Foundation of cost-effectiveness analysis
Types of articles available in health economics and how to read them
Developing a proposal on economic evaluation

Participants are required to bring a laptop.
Kindly bring database in excel spreadsheets for analysis and/or an economic research question with related literature review.

Number of participants : 30

Course fee : Rs. 1,500
Spot registration : Rs. 2,000
Registration fee includes course material and food.

Accommodation : available at the venue
Room rent (for the duration of the course)
Shared double/triple occupancy : Rs. 1,000 per head
Single occupancy : Rs. 2,000/- per head

Registration : Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 9 am

Completed applications (with demand draft or copy of wire-transfer challan) to be sent to

The Executive Director
Indian Society of Health Administrators (ISHA)
3009, 2nd A Main, 17th Cross, K.R. Road
Banashankari 2nd Stage
Bangalore 560 070

For general enquiries, please contact the ISHA office Telephone: 91 80 2677 1313 / 2677 1314 Email :

For enquiries about the course content, please contact the course co-ordinator, Dr. K. R. John Mobile number: 094432 42603 Email :

Last date to receive applications: August 03, 2013

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