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Methods of Economic Evaluation: What are the Ethical Implications for Healthy Public Policy?
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An Introduction to the Ethical Implications of Economic Evaluations for Healthy Public Policy
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Advancing Population and Public Health Economics: Workshop Proceedings.
A collaboration between CIHR-IPPH, PHAC, NCCPH and CPHI-CIHI. On the site of the National Collaborating Centres for Public Health (NCCPH). 288 K.

Investing in prevention : The economic perspective. On the site of the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Advancing Population and Public Health Economics: Annotated Bibliography. On the site of the Canadian Institutes for Health Research - Institute of Population and Public Health (CIHR-IPPH).

Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis (CHEPA). On the site of CHEPA, based at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. 

CHOosing Interventions that are Cost Effective (WHO-CHOICE). Guides to cost-effectiveness analysis on the site of the World Health Organization.

Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE). Links to global resources on the site of CHERE at the University of Technology Sydney (Aus.)

College des Économistes de la Santé (CES). Links to dozens of global resources in health economics, on the site of CES (Paris).


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Olivier Bellefleur


This briefing note outlines the main strengths, weaknesses and ethical implications specific to 5 methods of economic evaluation that are commonly used in a public health context.
Published in November 2014.  Description.  Download  1.5 MB
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This briefing note introduces the main types of economic evaluation, the ethical assumptions they share and the ways in which they can be read and interpreted in light of values relevant for public health.
Published in October 2013.  Description.  Download   807 K
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"Is Prevention Better Than Cure?"  A translation of the 2004 study focusing on economic arguments for preventive measures using five specific interventions.
Translation published in September, 2008.  DescriptionDownload  880 K
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