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Deciding who gets COVID-19 vaccine a complex task

IHE Health Economist, Dr, Ellen Rafferty, discusses important considerations for COVID-19 vaccine distribution with Radio Canada on October 5, 2020. (see article link at bottom of page) “Decisions will need to be made very carefully and cooperatively…. (and) communications with the public will be important. People will need to understand why their governments have chosen the priorities they have”. Dr. Ellen Rafferty - https://www.ihe.ca/about/staff-directory/ellen-rafferty The Institute of Health Economics (IHE) is an independent, not-for-profit research organization that conducts health economics and health services research, performs health technology assessments, and convenes health policy engagements for a wide variety of public and private health system stakeholders. Visit us at www.ihe.ca to…
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Multiple Factors will influence COVID-19 Vaccine Pricing

The Institute of Health Economics CEO, Dr. Chris McCabe discusses potential COVID-19 vaccine pricing in the September issue of University of Alberta Folio magazine. (see link at bottom of page) Also – there was a related interview with CBC on Sept. 2nd, 2020 which is available at the following link: https://tinyurl.com/y6x3xt9y   The Institute of Health Economics (IHE) is an independent, not-for-profit research organization that conducts health economics and health services research, performs health technology assessments, and convenes health policy engagements for a wide variety of public and private health system stakeholders. Visit us at www.ihe.ca to learn more. Contact: John Sproule Senior Policy Director, Institute of Health Economics Ph: (780) 862-1905 [email protected] Link: (external…
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COVID-19: Temporary IHE Office Closure – Precautionary Measure

Due to COVID-19 and following public health guidance, as a precautionary measure the IHE offices at 1200, 10405 Jasper Avenue will be closing effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020. All IHE staff will be working remotely, and we will continue to provide all services in support of evidence-informed healthcare policy and practice.
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