Development of the Reference Case (2014)

Dec. 31, 2014

The Gates Reference Case is launched at the Houses of Parliament June 2014 NICE International launched the Gates Reference Case, a principle-based standardised methodology for good practice in the planning, conduct and reporting of economic evaluation for informing priority setting in health. Senior academics, donors and policy makers attended the launch at the Houses of parliament, which was hosted by …

Gates Foundation calls for more principled cost-effectiveness in health

By Amanda Glassman Jun. 11, 2014

This is a post by Amanda Glassman reproduced with permission of the Center for Global Development Cost-effectiveness studies compare the costs and benefits of different interventions with the aim of improving decisions on the allocation of scarce resources for health.  Or, put simply, they allow policy-makers to set priorities for health spending and consider how the next dollar available can get more health for the money.