Global Health Economics Colloquium: The Economics of Non-Communicable Diseases

8:30 am to 5 pm

Byers Auditorium
Genentech Hall
UCSF Mission Bay Campus
600 16th St.

Short Video Summary
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Colloquium Program
Speaker Bios
Non-communicable Disease Could Cost Global Economy $47 Trillion by 2030


The increase worldwide in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and chronic respiratory conditions has led to an unprecedented pressure on scarce health care resources. The Fourth Annual Global Health Economics Colloquium brought together experts, policy makers, researchers, and trainees to discuss recent developments in the fields of cost-effectiveness analysis and the economics of NCDs.