CFI researchers to share their work at health economics conference

Caring Futures Institute researchers will present at the 42nd annual Australian Health Economics Society (AHES) conference in September.

Dr Christine Mpundu-Kaambwa, Dr Jyoti Khadka, Dr Rachel Milte and Matthew Crocker will each present at the two-day conference on 21-22 September.

Dr Mpundu-Kaambwa will speak on her paper: A review of international guidelines for self-report and proxy completion of paediatric health-related quality of life measures.

In relation new developments in Quality of Life, Dr Khadka will speak to his paper Assessing the construct and known group validity of the Quality of Life- Aged Care Consumer (QOL-ACC): a new preference-based quality of life measure for aged care.

Dr Milte will speak to A scoping review of the use of visual tools and adapted easy-read approaches in Quality of Life instruments for adults.

Matthew will present on New Horizons: Assessing general population preferences for a caring and wellbeing focused economy in the post COVID-19 world. 

Lead of the Health and Social Care Economics Enabling theme Professor Julie Ratcliffe, who is internationally recognised for her work in economic evaluation for the health and social care sectors, will moderate two discussions at the conference, one on consumer consumer choice in aged care and the other on measurement of child health-related quality of life to support Australian decision making.

Professor Ratcliffe is the current AHES present.

For more information visit the AHES website.

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