WORKSHOP ON HEALTH ECONOMIC EVALUATION USING DECISION TREE ANALYSIS
Date : 25-26 November 2022
Day : Friday and Saturday
Venue: Clinical Simulation Laboratory, UPM Teaching Hospital, Serdang
The workshop covered topics on Economic Evaluation & Cost Effectiveness Analysis (CEA), Decision Tree, Decision Analysis & Expression CEA in a Decision Tree, Introduction to the Application and developing the Decision Tree, TreeAge, Scenario Explanation and Developing CEA model as a decision tree, Expressing CEA model in TreeAge – Demonstration, Developing CEA model in TreeAge, Interpreting the output of CEA model in TreeAge, Uncertainty (Sensitivity) Analysis and Common mistakes done by students from building a tree to result interpretation.
The lectures were delivered by Associate Professor Dr. Zafar Ahmed, a Health Economist from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS.
𝐒𝐄𝐌𝐈𝐍𝐀𝐑 𝐎𝐍 𝐇𝐄𝐀𝐋𝐓𝐇 𝐄𝐂𝐎𝐍𝐎𝐌𝐈𝐂𝐒
We welcomed participants from University Malaya, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, UiTM, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysian Research Institute on Ageing (MyAgeing), Ministry of Health Malaysia HPUPM, Hospital Tuanku Jaafar Seremban, and one postgraduate student in Jordan (via Zoom).
The welcoming speech was delivered by the Chairman of Community Health Society Malaysia , AP Dr. Halimatus Sakdiah Minhat, and the lectures were given by Dr. Aidalina Mahmud, a public health specialist from the Department of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM.
The Seminar covered topics on Introduction to Health Economics, Principles of Health Economic Evaluation, Efficiency and Equity and Using Health Economics in Decision-Making.
The one-day event also gave opportunities to participants to renew old friendships, make new friends, and get new ideas.
MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2022 APPRECIATION
Community Health Society Malaysia awarded Public Health Medicine Prize yearly to the best achiever in the Master in Public Health Program from Department of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, UPM.
This year, the only two MPH students in session 2021/2022 were given appreciation by the Society for their perseverance and effort in completing their study successfully.
The appreciation was given by our Chairman Assoc. Prof. Dr. Halimatus Sakdiah Minhat in front of all lecturers and students during Orientation Day for Public Health Postgraduate students which was held on 7th October 2022 at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM.
Congratulations to Dr. Nur Farhana Mohammad and Mejar Dr. Khairul Eezwan Mat Kilau. We wish you all the best in your future endeavours.