– Cost effectiveness analysis: what is cost effectiveness analysis? when we should conduct cost effectiveness analysis? average cost effectiveness ratio, incremental cost effectiveness ratio, concept of dominance and extended dominance.
– Critical value of cost effectiveness ratio: determination of the critical value of cost effectiveness analysis, experiences of different countries.
– Cost utility analysis: what is cost utility analysis? when we should conduct cost utility analysis? differences between cost effectiveness analysis and cost utility analysis, measuring health outcomes under cost utility analysis
– Outcome measurement: Measuring health in economic evaluation, HALYs, QALYs, DALYs
– Quality adjusted life years (QALYs): concept of QALYs, weight for health related quality of life, measurement of QALYs, Rosser and William’s approach.
– Disability adjusted life years (DALYs): concept of DALYs, burden of disease, measurement of DALYs, burden of disease in Bangladesh
– Cost benefit analysis: concept of cost benefit analysis, measuring benefits under cost benefit analysis; direct, indirect and intangible benefits, willingness-to-pay surveys, ranking alternatives under cost benefit analysis.
– Decision tree analysis: uncertainty and models in economic evaluation
– Tax financed health care system: strengths and weaknesses of tax financed system, scope of income redistribution, experiences of different countries.
– Universal health coverage and health care financing: Barriers to UHC, Methods of health care financing, Demand side cost sharing, supply side cost sharing
– Social health insurance: strengths and weaknesses of social health insurance, differences between social health insurance and private health insurance, experiences of different countries
– Non-traditional methods of health care financing: community financing, user fees, experiences of different countries.
– Health care financing strategy of Bangladesh: the goals and objectives universal health coverage, the suggested strategies for Bangladesh, the current status in Bangladesh
– Overview of National Health Accounts: what is NHA?, classification of function, classification of provider, health financing schemes, financing agents, Bangladesh National Health Accounts
– Health impact assessment: what is health impact assessment? importance of health impact assessment, methods of health impact assessment, evidences on health impact assessment.

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