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July 15, 2014
IHE has just released a report on Economic Evaluation of Complex Health System Interventions: A Discussion Paper. For the full report, please click here.
June 20, 2014
Consensus Statement on Surveillance and Screening for AROs
A Consensus Statement was released by the Jury today, June 20, 2014, at the conclusion of the Canadian Consensus Development Conference on Surveillance & Screening for Antimicrobial-Resistant Organisms (AROs). The Jury, Chaired by Dr. Tom Marrie, Dean of Medicine at Dalhousie University, was tasked with summarizing the evidence presented at the conference and making recommendations for policy and practice. This was the 6th Consensus Development Conference organized by IHE since 2006. The conference was funded by the Government of Alberta. The Consensus Statement can be viewed here.
June 17, 2014
Edmonton – Institute of Health Economics (IHE) Executive Director and CEO, Egon Jonsson, Ph.D., is the winner of the 2014 “H. David Banta Distinguished Career Award” in the field of health technology assessment (HTA). The award was announced today at the annual meeting of Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi) in Washington, D.C. To view the entire news release, please click here.
June 17, 2014
Infectious diseases and infection control experts gather in Calgary to address growing challenge of antibiotic resistance
Calgary will host a major conference June 18-20, 2014 on antimicrobial-resistant organisms (AROs). Two dozen leading clinicians, scientists and others from Canada, the US, and Europe will present the latest evidence and best practices, focusing on whether – and how – hospitals should screen patients for AROs, as part of the broader effort to identify and contain them.
May 21, 2014
This advanced level conference continues to bring together experts from multiple disciplines to share international research.
Date: March 4 – 7, 2015
Location: The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, BC
Deadline for submission is May 31, 2014.
May 9, 2014
Justice Canada / Ministère de la Justice has developed an educational power point presentation on Legal Issues related to FASD.
The IHE Conference on Legal Issues of FASD has led to a Bill introduced to the House of Commons of Canada
April 21, 2014
The Consensus Statement from IHEs conference on Legal Issues of FASD has been used extensively in the preparation of a Bill recently introduced to the members of the Parliament to be considered during their second session.
April 7, 2014
The International Charter on Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, originally published in the Lancet Global Health, is now translated into French and Portuguese.
March 27, 2014
Congratulations to Gairdner Foundation Board Chair Dr. Lorne Tyrrell, who is also the Chair of the IHE Board
February 27, 2014
Charter ratified at First International Conference on FASD. Prevention demands action on preventable global crisis