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Researcher

Philippe Beutels

  • Research interest:Methods for disease burden, population health impact and health economic evaluation (including health-related quality of life, cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analyses). Mainly, but not limited to, the field of preventive public health, both method development and applications. This includes also:Mathematical models of inter-host infectious disease transmission.Mathematical models of intra-host infectious disease immunological response mechanismsBoth compartmental and individual-based models.Risk perceptions for infectious diseases and ethical aspects of vaccine policy making (including discrete choice experiments).Determinants of health and health production: methods and applications
  • Keywords:VACCINATION POLICY, WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION, PUBLIC HEALTH, COST EFFECTIVENESS, HEALTH ECONOMICS, Economics and applied economics
  • Disciplines:Applied mathematics in specific fields, Statistics and numerical methods, Public health care, Health economy, Public health sciences, Applied economics
  • Research techniques:Economic evaluation including cost-utility analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-benefit analysisDisease burden studies, estimates of QALYs and DALYs, costs associated with illness on the basis of surveys and large databasesStatic and dynamic transmission models, compartmental and individual-basedPopulation surveys, including discrete choice experiments
  • Users of research expertise:international research communitypolicy makerspharmaceutical companieshealth care providers