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東京大学公共政策大学院 | GraSPP / Graduate School of Public Policy | The university of Tokyo

Covid-19 Pandemic and Role of Health Technology Assessment March 2, 2021

HPTA

HPTA International Symposium
-Covid-19 Pandemic and Role of Health Technology Assessment-

The Covid-19 pandemic has prevailed all over the world since January 2020. Many countries confront the difficulty in stopping the coronavirus spreading with the dilemma between containing the epidemic and minimizing the damage in economy. Learning the cases from Europe, Taiwan and Japan, which are presented by the international experts on health policy/economics and health technology assessment (HTA), this symposium provides an opportunity to discuss how the wisdom in health economics and HTA can play considerable roles to cope with the pandemic.

Date & Time: 16:15-19:35  2nd of March, 2021
Venue: ONLINE (Virtual Conference)
Organizer: Health Policy and Technology Assessment Research Unit (HPTA), Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo
Co-organizer: The Canon Institute for Global Studies(CIGS)
Supporter: Musashino Institute for Global Affairs (MIGA)

Simultaneous translation will be provided.
This symposium will be held online via webinar. The URL will be sent out to registered participants by email at a later date.
Registration

Program:

16:15-16:20       Opening Remarks
                            Hideaki Shiroyama, professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo             

16:20-16:30       Background and Issues
                            Isao Kamae, project professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo, and president-elect, ISPOR      

16:30-17:00       Lecture 1: Case Report 1 from Europe – Covid-19 pandemic and Health Economics in Sweden
                            Dr. Ulf Persson, senior advisor, The Swedish Institute for Health Economics                                                       

17:00-17:30       Lecture 2: Case Report 2 from Europe – Covid-19 pandemic and Health Economics in France
                            Dr. Pierre-Yves Geoffard, Professor, PSEParis School of Economics – Ecole d’économie de Paris) 

17:30-18:00       Lecture 3: Case Report from Asia – Covid-19 pandemic and HTA in Taiwan
                            Dr. Raoh-Fang (Jasmine) Pwu, director, National Hepatitis C Program Office, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan

18:00-18:30       Lecture 4: Case Report from Japan – Covid-19 pandemic and HTA in Japan
                            Dr. Yasuhiro Suzuki, Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare Advisor (Former Chief Medical and Global Health Officer, Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, Japan)

 18:40-19:30       Panel Discussion
                           ‘Role of Health Technology Assessment in the era with Covod-19’
                           Moderator: Akio Onishi, visiting professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo
                           Panelists:    Ulf Persson
                                             Pierre-Yves Geoffard
                                             Raoh-Fang (Jasmine) Pwu
                                             Yasuhiro Suzuki
                                             Isao Kamae                              

 

19:30-19:35       Closing Remarks
                            Toshihiko Fukui, President, The Canon Institute for Global Studies