The African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA) is organizing the 4th two-yearly conference, from September 26 to 29 in Rabat (Morocco). The goal aims to promote debate and discussions between global researcher, experts and policy makers around the new Sustainable Developments Goals (SDGs) and the “Grand Convergence” advocated by the Lancet’s Commission on Investing in Health (CIH) that are set to replace the millennium Development Goals.
AMP Health Economists team will host a session entitled “The economics of new vaccines introduction in Africa” with the following topics:
- “Routine immunization and new vaccine introduction costs in Ghana”, presented by Jean-Bernard Le Gargasson (AMP);
- “Cost of illness of cholera disease and costs of cholera vaccination campaign in Malawi in Lake Chilwa area”, an economic study from VaxiChol project, presented by Patrick Ilboudo (AMP);
- “Costs of pneumococcal meningitis and pneumonia in the Hauts-Bassins region of Burkina Faso”, an economic study from Bobo-PREP project, presented by Maité Lopez (AMP).