DIMACS/MBI US - African BioMathematics Initiative: Workshop on Economic Epidemiology

August 3 - 5, 2009
Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda

Matt Bonds, Harvard University (ASI program co-organizer), mbonds at hsph.harvard.edu
Nina Fefferman, Rutgers University (Workshop program co-chair), fefferman at AESOP.Rutgers.edu
Alison Galvani, Yale University (ASI program co-organizer), alison.galvani at yale. edu
Wayne Getz, UC Berkeley, getz at nature.berkeley.edu
Abba Gumel, U. of Manitoba (ASI program organizer), gumelab at @cc.umanitoba.ca
Ramanan Laxminarayan, Resources for the Future (Workshop program co-chair), ramanan at rff.org
Simon Levin, Princeton University, slevin at princeton.edu
Jan Medlock, Clemson University (ASI program co-organizer), medlock at clemson.edu
Joseph Mugisha, Makerere University, jytmugisha at math.mak.ac.ug
Fred Roberts, DIMACS, (Workshop program co-chair), froberts at dimacs.rutgers.edu
Dave Smith, University of Florida, davesmith at ufl.edu
Presented under the auspices of the DIMACS/MBI US-African BioMathematics Initiative.

This workshop and an associated Advanced Study Institute (ASI) and are jointly organized with the Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS).

This workshop and ASI are jointly sponsored by:


Poverty Trap Formed by the Ecology of Infectious Disease
Matthew H. Bonds, Pejman Rohani, Donald Keenan, Jeffrey Sachs, Harvard School of Public Health

Putting non-parametric methods in the service of public health
Seydou Doumbia, University of Bamako, Mali 

The Impact of Household Capital Models on Targeted Epidemiological
Control Strategies for Diseases with Age-Based Etiologies 
Nina H. Fefferman, EENR/DIMACS Rutgers University and InForMID, Tufts Univ. School of Medicine

Role of Economic Epidemiology: With Special Reference to HIV/AIDS
Senelani Dorothy Hove-Musekwa, National University of Science and Technology

Externalities in Infectious Disease
Ramanan Laxminarayan, Resources for the Future

Aspects of Complications arising from neglected Tropical Co-infections
and their Social and Economic Implications in Sub Saharan Africa
L.S. Luboobi, J.Y.T. Mugisha & B.K. Nannyonga, Makerere University

Studying the relationship between individual behavior, public policies, social networks and epidemic processes
Madhav Marathe, Virginia Tech

Modeling the risk-benefit of chemoprophylaxis for travelers to areas with
stable malaria transmission
Eduardo Massad, Ronald H. Behrens, Marcelo N. Burattini, Francisco A. B. Coutinho, University of Sao Paulo

The economic Impact of HIV/AIDS in Uganda
Fred Matovu, University of Makerere

Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy: incremental
Cost-effectiveness of a new delivery system in Uganda
AK Mbonye, KS Hansen, IC Bygbjerg, P Magnussen

Optimizing Influenza Vaccine Distribution
Jan Medlock, Clemson University

Epidemiological Impact on the Economies of Poor Nations of Africa
Prof. P.E. Mugambi, Retired Professor, Makerere University

Some perspectives of dynamics of leishmaniasis infection in poor nations
J.Y.T. Mugisha, Makerere University and Ibrahim M.ELmojtaba, University of Khartoum

Role of Economic Modelling in a Cost-effectiveness Analysis
Charlotte Muheki Zikusooka

Accounting for self-interest in the public-health management of infectious
diseases (the epidemiological game theory menagerie)
Timothy Reluga, Penn State

Sometimes it Pays to be Greedy: Greedy Algorithms in Economic Epidemiology
Fred Roberts, DIMACS

Should we change the recommendations related to antibiotic drug dosage/drug duration?
Patricia Geli Rolfhamre, Resources for the Future
Evaluating the Capacity, Efficiency, and Cost of a Mass
Influenza Pneumococcal Vaccination Clinic Via Simulation 
Michael L Washington, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Impact of Periodic and Constant Proportion Harvesting
Policies On TAC-Regulated Fisheries Systems
Abdul-Aziz Yakubu, Howard University

Role of Economic Modelling in a Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
Charlotte Muheki Zikusooka, Health Net Consult


Line Balance

Michael L Washington, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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