Economic Costing of Immunization Delivery

February 20-21, 2020
Karachi

Medical College

Background
This training is offered under a series of Vaccine Economics workshops being offered in Pakistan from 2017-2020 by the Aga Khan University in partnership with the Johns Hopkins University. The aim is to build in-house capacity in sustainable immunization financing, helping efficient gradual transition from GAVI. 

Training Purpose
We develop core competencies to compute the economic cost of a fully immunized child within Pakistan’s EPI delivery system. Concepts and tools can equally be applied for private sector settings. 

Learning Objectives
By the end of the training participants should be able to:
  • Understand different types of immunization costs, data sources 
  • Apply costing methodologies to capture costs at different levels of health system
  • Compute unit costs of fully immunized child

Target Audience
This programme is designed for stakeholders involved in planning, resourcing and implementation of immunization delivery. It is open to both government and private sector stakeholders.

Teaching Methodology
We provide real life immunization data from Pakistan to run simulation exercises. We also provide case studies from other countries. 

Facilitators
  • Dr Shehla Zaidi, AKU
  • Dr Maryam Huda, AKU
  • Dr David Bishai, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Tuition fee
PKR 15,000 (USD150 for International Participants)

Registration
Interested candidates should submit completed registration form and brief CV by January 6, 2010 (Limited seats are available - Scholarship will be provided to selected AKU participants)

Organisers
Department of Community Health Sciences in collaboration with Department of Continuing Professional Education

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AKU

V E N U E

Tutorial Room, Department of Community Health Sciences, AKU

C O N T A C T

Continuing Education Programmes Secretariat 
Department of Communith Health Sciences
+92 21 3486 4802/4836/4811
chs.cep@aku.edu; nadira.ashraf@aku.edu