Tagged: QALYs

Prevention versus treatment, voluntary versus mandatory, targeted versus untargeted – can we generalize? - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Sep 05, 2017

Professor Tony Blakely, Dr Giorgi Kvizhinadze, Dr Linda Cobiac and Professor Nick Wilson. In this fourth blog that features the BODE3 Interactive League Table, we look at substantive findings across the interventions (so far) in the league table.  We use graphs from the league table to cautiously explore (for fear of over-generalizing) what approaches might typically generate the most … Read More

NZ’s Quitline Service is value-for-money: But how does it compare with other tobacco control actions in a league table? - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Aug 21, 2017

Prof Nick Wilson, Dr Nhung Nghiem, Dr Cristina Cleghorn, Dr Frederieke Sanne van der Deen, Prof Tony Blakely We have just published a journal article on the cost-effectiveness of NZ’s Quitline service (including its associated promotion in the mass media). The study found that this intervention package is likely to be an effective means to generate health gain, address … Read More

A new online calculator for estimating how much a society might spend on life-saving interventions - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Jul 22, 2015

By the BODE3 Programme Team* In this blog we describe an online calculator we developed to estimate the maximum investment society might consider spending on life-saving health interventions, while remaining cost-effective. For NZ, the amounts generated by this calculator vary … Continue reading → … Read More

Reducing salt in food good for health and NZ’s health budget – New research - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert May 04, 2015

Associate Professor Nick Wilson, Dr Nhung Nghiem, Dr Cristina Cleghorn, Professor Tony Blakely In this blog post we report on a new study from the BODE3 Programme that suggests that strategies to reduce the dietary salt intake of New Zealanders … Continue reading → … Read More