The first round of data analysis of the baseline stakeholder survey and other work are now complete. A number of interesting findings have emerged. Applying the Integrated Change Model [I-Change Model], EQUIPT researchers were able to identify factors that determined
Dr Subhash Pokhrel, the EQUIPT Project Coordinator, was invited to contribute to a report by Research Agenda for Health Economic Evaluation (RAHEE) project. Within the framework of the work plan of the 2011 Health Programme, the European Commission (EC) has
The EQUIPT Research Advisors, a panel of world leading experts in the field of tobacco control, behavioural science, economic modelling and ethics, were asked to provide their inputs to guide the WP2 team on some key methodological challenges in Feb-Apr
A number of important international events saw an EQUIPT presence. This included: Subhash Pokhrel (EQUIPT Coordinator/Brunel) giving a talk in an organised session in the World Congress of International Health Economics Association, Dublin, in July 2014. Kei Long Cheung (PhD
Dr Subhash Pokhrel (EQUIPT Coordinator/Brunel) was invited to contribute to the ARCH Initiative. The Asia Pacific Regional Capacity Building for HTA ( ARCH ) Initiative is a regional collaboration of 4 country expert groups led by the National University of
Researchers representing all partners in EQUIPT Consortium met for an annual retreat in Brussels from 6-7 October 2014. The meeting was hosted by ENSP. This 2-day meeting reviewed the progress so far, in particular that made by the WP1 team.
The development of a tool that will help government officials, policymakers and healthcare providers across Europe examine the cost effectiveness and impact of anti-smoking initiatives is set to become the subject of a major new study. Headed by an expert
A Brunel University-led project to develop a decision-support tool comparing the cost of anti-smoking interventions with savings to the local economy and the wider health sector will be rolled out in countries across Europe following a funding grant of over