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The 6th European Conference of Health Economics


Budapest, 6-9 julio 2006

Budapest, 6-9 julio 2006

The 6th European Conference of Health Economics will be held in Budapest between 2006 6-9 July.

The most important dates:

Deadline for submission of abstracts: December 1, 2005.
Confirmation of acceptance: February 15, 2006
Deadline for payment of early registration fees, hotel reservation: April 15, 2006

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Main topics

1, What does EU membership imply for health policy at the national level?

2, Ageing and health care – a shared challenge

3, Pricing and reimbursement of innovative drugs

4, Migration and health

5, Paying under the table: curse or the solution in starved health care systems?

6, Costing in economic evaluations: the roles of formal and informal care

7, The opening up of labor markets for health services providers in the EU and its consequences

8, Glasnost in medical care: the impacts of electronic data transfer

9, Risk equalization in competitive health insurance markets

10, Health technology assessment and economic evaluation: NICE work?

11, The economics of child care

12, Mental illness, mental care, and the contribution of health economics

13, Does health economics matter for health policy? Should it?

Organised sessions

«Measuring quality at the international level: Challenges and findings from the OECD and its member countries»
Edward Kelley, Head of the Health Care Quality Indicators Project, OECD
«Health Financing Reforms – Lessons from and for countries in transition»
Reinhard Busse, Joe Kutzin, Josep Figueras
«Sustainable financing of health care systems»
Armin Fidler, Sector Manager of the Human Development Unit at the ECA Region, World Bank

Scientific Information

László Gulácsi Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Corvinus University of Budapest
Fõvám tér 8, 1093 Budapest, Hungary
Phone: + 36 1 482 5147
Fax: + 36 1 482 5033
e-mail: laszlo.gulacsi@uni-corvinus.hu

Website: http://www.hecon.uni-corvinus.hu

Conference Bureau

Convention Budapest Kft.
Ferenc Miklósi, managing director
Zsombor Papp (exhibition)
Tímea Mérõ-Bartók (registration, abstracts)
Pf. 11, 1461
Budapest, Hungary
Phone: + 36 1 299 0184, 85, 86
Fax: + 36 1 299 0187
Website: http://www.convention.hu http://www.eche2006.com

Venue of the Conference

Sofitel Atrium Budapest Hotel
H – 1051 Budapest,
Roosevelt tér 2.
Website: http://www.accor-pannonia.hu