International Health Policy Conference 2017

LSE Health & Social Care hosted the inaugural International Health Policy Conference at LSE from 16-19 February 2017. This unique conference brought together academics and policy-makers to take a multi-disciplinary approach to key health and social care issues.

Conference Themes

A range of disciplines were represented at the conference, grouped within five themes, including, but not limited to, health economics, political science, law, demography, epidemiology, sociology, and psychology.

  • Theme 1: International health systems: Health systems financing; international health reforms; global health and sustainable development; performance measurement; and health inequalities.
  • Theme 2: Social care and mental health: Economic aspects of community care, residential and nursing home provision, long-term care finance, and mental health policy.
  • Theme 3: Regulation and assessment of health technologies: Assessment of pharmaceuticals and medical devices; sustainability of health care financing; economic access to health technologies; and pharmaceutical policy.
  • Theme 4: Behaviour: Understanding and changing behaviour at the individual and population level; role of behavioural insights in public policy making.
  • Theme 5: Population Studies: Aging; life course, socio-economic and intergenerational influences on individual and population health.

Conference Booklet

The conference booklet features oral and poster presentation schedules and a list of abstracts, as well as other useful information for delegates. Download the conference booklet

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