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22-23 August 2002, Oslo

Executive Summary

List of Participants

List of Presentations:

Introduction by Co-Chairs
Powerpoint – 345k
  • Dr. Tore Godal, Executive Secretary, GAVI, Switzerland

Overview presentation – What do we know about the economics of immunization? Powerpoint – 91k

  • Prof. Dean Jamison

Investing in immunization: The diversity of country situations Powerpoint – 408k

  • Mr. Jonas Gahr Støre, Director and Chairman of the Board, ECON, Norway

What kind of economic information do decision-makers need for resource allocation?

  • a) Developing country perspective
    • H.E. Dr. Pascoal M. Mocumbi, Prime Minister, Mozambique
    • H.E. Mr. Donald Kaberuka, Minister of Finance, Rwanda
  • b) Donor perspective Powerpoint – 34k
    • Ms Marion Kelly, DFID, U.K.

Economic benefits from investing in child health and immunization Powerpoint – 1062k

  • Prof. David Canning, Department of Economics, Queen's University, Belfast, U.K.

Finance for health in low-income countries: Findings of the Commission on Macroeconomics and Health

  • Prof. Alan Tait, University of Kent at Canterbury, U.K.

GAVI Financing Task Force: GAVI Financial Sustainability plans and process Powerpoint – 225k; GAVI Immunization Financing Database Powerpoint – 525k

  • Mr. Dan Kress, Abt Associates, U.S.A.

CHOICE: a new WHO database to provide cost-effectiveness data for all major health interventions

  • Dr. Dan Chishom, WHO, Switzerland

Catalytic vaccine financing Powerpoint – 101k

  • Mr. Raj Shah, The Gates Foundation, USA

Health system approaches to increase coverage Powerpoint – 175k

  • Dr. Sam Adjei's presentation delivered by Tore Godal

Challenges in reaching higher coverage, from a McKinsey perspective PDF – 93k

  • Mr. Michael Conway, McKinsey Consulting, U.S.A.

Consider and discuss research directions

  • Prof. David Canning, Dr. Richard Bumgarner, Dr. Sigrun Mogedal

Conclusions and next steps


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