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Basel Session Recordings

There are a variety of sessions that were recorded and livestreamed during the Congress, which can be seen below. The recordings from these sessions will continue to be uploaded.

Sunday July 14th

Financing Common Goods for Health
Agnes Soucat (WHO); Joe Kutzin (WHO)
Presenters: Abdo Yazbeck (independant consultant); Peter Smith (Imperial College London); Susan Sparkes (WHO); Gavin Yamey (Duke University); Dr. Palitha Abeykoon (Sri Lanka Medicine Association); Tolbert Nyenswah (National Public Health Institute of Liberia);  Ajay Shah (National Institute for Public Finance and Policy)


The Tenth Anniversary of China’s Health Care Reform: Global Lessons for Universal Health Coverage
: Winnie Yip (Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health)
Presenters: Hongqiao Fu (Peking University); Tiemin Zhai (China National Health Development Research Center); Muriel Levy (University of Oxford); Yanchun Zhang (China National Health Development Research Center); Julie Shi (Peking University); Jay Pan (Sichuan University); Min Hu (Fudan University); Xi Chen (Yale University); Peter Berman (University of British Columbia & Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health); Gordon Liu (Peking University); Jui-fen Rachel Lu (Chang Gung University); Ajay Tandon (The World Bank Group); Hong Wang ( Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation & University of Washington)

The session is broken in to two videos below.






Opening Plenary: Economic Opportunity and Health Inequality: New Insights from Big Data 
Raj Chetty (Harvard University)

Monday July 15th

Physician Payment and Pay-for-Performance/Quality
Carl Blankart (University of Bern)

Please note that the first presentation, Reduced Physician Payments Associated with Less Use of Physician Office Care Among Those Eligible for Both Medicare and Medicaid in the U.S. - Sandra Decker (US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality), was not recorded.


Special Organized Session: Pay for Performance: Drawing Lessons from Across High, Low and Middle Income Settings
Søren Rud Kristensen (Imperial College London)
Fatimah Mustapha (World Bank); Meredith Rosenthal (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) and Peter C. Smith (University of York and Imperial College Business School)


Organized Session: Different Drug Reimbursement and Pricing Approaches and Their Impact
Chair: Aslam Anis (University of British Columbia)

Organized Session: Multiple Funding Flows and Incentives — How Does the Provider Payment Mix Shape Provider Behavior in Low- and Middle-Income Countries?
Chair: Kara Hanson (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
Discussants: Joseph Kutzin (World Health Organization); Ayako Honda (Sophia University); Obinna Onwujekwe (University of Nigeria, Enugu); Joël Kiendrebeogo (Heidelberg Institute of Global Health)

Tuesday July 16th

Financing and Expenditure: Empirical Evidence from Asia (Short Oral Presentations)
Chair: Jui-fen Rachel Lu (Chang Gung University)


Special Organized Session: Long-Term Care Financing and Markets
Chair: Sally Stearns (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Presenters: Adelina Comas-Herrera (London School of Economics and Political Science); Naoki Ikegami (St Luke’s International University); Marcello Morciano (University of Manchester)


Student Prize Papers
Chair: Bruce Hollingsworth (Lancaster University)


Mid-Congress Plenary: Child Health and Human Capital
Janet Currie (Princeton University)

Wednesday July 17th


Organized Session: Three Estimates of the Cost of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Converge at a Global Level: A Review of Methods and Discussion of Their Applications at a Country Level.
Chair: Marcia Weaver (University of Washington)
Discussants: Neil Thalagala (Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka); Alemayehu Hailu (Addis Ababa University); Sayem Ahmed (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research)

Special Organized Session: Health Equity: Economic Evaluations Shouldn’t Just be About Efficiency
Chair: Paula Lorgelly (Kings College London)
Presenters: Richard Cookson (University of York); Susan Griffin (University of York); Ijeoma Edoka (University of the Witwatersrand)



Closing Plenary: Making Health Economics Matter – Stories from the Frontlines
Speakers: Lise Rochaix (Paris School of Economics); Joseph Kutzin (World Health Organization)


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