ISPOR Egypt Chapter and ISPOR Hungary Chapter joined efforts to hold an educational seminar with the focus of “The Role of Private Health Insurance in Countries in the Transition to Universal Health Coverage.”
This seminar took place this November 27th, 2017 in Budapest Hungary at the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE).
The seminar had the participation of Dr. Ehab
Abouelmaged, Head of Egyptian Healthcare Management Society, Dr. Zoltán Kaló
Professor of Health Economics, ELTE University / Syreon Research Institute, Dr.
Jenny Sedlak, Roche, Market Access Manager Eastern Europe, Middle East &
Africa, and Dr. Sherif Abaza President Elect: ISPOR Egypt Chapter.
ISPOR Egypt Chapter Annual International Conference held on 1 October 2017 has been attended by academic institutions, healthcare regulators, heads of hospitals, drug manufacturers and healthcare insurance companies in the region. Invited speakers included experts from global pharmaceutical companies, Ministry of Health, health insurance companies, Quintiles IMS global RWE experts and key opinion leaders within the region. The conference has presented the perfect opportunity to learn more about:• Engaging key stakeholders in generating Real-World Evidence
The conference represented an important opportunity to meet the experts in the field, discuss and learn about the latest trends in HTA.
Invited speakers from 5 countries made their presentations during the conference and over 150 attendees have participated in the event.
ISPOR Egypt Chapter has conducted one day educational workshop on 20 September 2017 held at the Elkasr Eleiny Hospital, Cairo University. The topic of the workshop was:“Pharmacoeconomics Practice and Implementation".
Dr. Gihan Elsisi, Head of Pharmacoeconomics Unit, Central Administration for Pharmaceutical Affairs, Ministry of Health was the faculty of the workshop. Twenty key decision makers who are responsible for medications purchasing at Elkasr Eleiny Hospital, Cairo University have participated in this educational event.
The main objective of the workshop was to make use of the existing expertise in the field of Pharmacoeconomics and building capacity of the new calibers in this science to benefit from when dealing with lists of medicines at all hospitals and to develop expertise and skills of hospital physicians and pharmacists. (Reported by ISPOR Egypt Chapter).
This 1-day workshop focused on introducing the basics and intermediate knowledge on pharmacoeconomics (PE) and its application. The aim was to provide the attendees with knowledge and understanding of how to measure cost and outcomes and how to conduct PE studies in the decision-making process and their formulary.
The workshop was attended by 22 physicians and pharmacists working at the Hospital of the Egyptian Authority for Electricity.
|President||Mahmoud Diaa Elmahdawy, PharmD|
|President-Elect||Sherif Abaza, RPh, MBA|
|Secretary/Treasurer||Gihan Elsisi, RPh, MSc|
|Research Coordinator||Amr El Shalakani, MD, MBA|
|Public Relations Coordinator||Tarek Barakat, BSPharrm|
Contact InformationISPOR Egypt Regional Chapter Office