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Bioethics Events

Monday, June 8th, 2020 - Friday, June 12th
Event Tile: Brocher Summer Academy in Global Population Health, 2020: Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise — The Ethics of Health Valuation
LOCATION: Hermance, Geneva, Switzerland

This Summer Academy will explore the ethical dimensions of approaches for economic assessment of health policy, both innovative and conventional, paying special attention to approaches that measure improvements and harms using the same metric ‒ similar to conventional BCA, which uses money metrics for both benefits and costs. Examples of such innovation include the application of social welfare functions, subjective well-being (“happiness”) units, and equivalent income or healthy life-year measures. We will also explore variants that assign extra weight to benefiting the poor, the unhealthy, or the otherwise disadvantaged.

The application deadline is December 13, 2019.

Event details and application instructions can be found at: