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HESM Academic Community Half Day: Drug Pricing and Patient Perspectives

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Medical Student and Alumni Centre (MSAC)

2750 Heather St

Hardwick Hall & Latham Hall

Vancouver, BC V5Z 4M2

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We are pleased to invite you to the 5th Health Economics & Simulation Modelling (HESM) Academic Community Half Day! This event series aims to provide opportunities for us to foster the HESM community in BC and advance our work together, including patient-oriented research (POR) initiatives. Our next event is jointly sponsored by the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) HESM Methods Cluster and the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHÉOS). Important details are as follows:

Date: Friday, November 23rd, 2018

Time: 12:30 pm-4:30 pm* *Lunch and afternoon refreshments will be provided

Location: Medical Student & Alumni Centre, 2750 Heather Street (northeast corner of 12th Avenue and Heather Street in Vancouver)

Room: Hardwick Hall & Latham Hall

Preliminary agenda (order and timing of events TBA):

• Presentation by Prof. Aidan Hollis, Department of Economics, University of Calgary Overview of current generic drug pricing policies in Canada and internationally

• Presentation by Prof. Aslam Anis, School of Population and Public Health, UBC Overview of empirical studies on the impact of generic drug pricing policies and the drug shortage status in Canada

• Presentation by Prof. ZhiQi Chen, Department of Economics, Carleton University Discussion of current regulatory regimes in Canada and potential reforms

• Group Discussion: Incorporating patients’ perspectives into drug pricing

Participation in each session is encouraged, but optional. We will end the day with a networking event at Rogue Kitchen & Wetbar, 602 West Broadway, from 4:30 pm onward.

There is no charge to attend this event. Please help us by registering online in advance, noting any dietary restrictions:

Thank you for your participation!

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