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A Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health event - "Ethical Issues in the Measurement of Health and the Global Burden of Disease"

Ethical Issues in the Measurement of Health and the Global Burden of Disease, Apr 24-25, 2008


Slides for Day 2

Slides for Day Two: Friday, April 25, 2008

8:30 AM

Overview

Session 1: Constructing ‘Health:’ Ethical Questions

9:00 AM

“The Generalizability of Multi-Attribute Utility Functions”

David Feeny, PhD
Health Utilities Incorporated, Dundas, Ontario, Canada
Center for Health Research, Northwest/Hawai’i/Southeast
Kaiser Permanente Northwest Region

10:30 AM

“Toward Common Ground in the Measurement of Individual and Population Health”

Joshua Salomon, PhD
Associate Professor of International Health
Harvard School of Public Health

1-3 PM

“Global Burden of Disease Past and Future: Ethical and Philosophical Issues”

Christopher JL Murray, MD, DPhil
Global Burden of Disease - Harvard University/World Health Organization
Professor of Global Health, University of Washington

Session 2: Lifespan Puzzles

3:15 PM

“Deaths near the Time of Birth”

Dean Jamison, PhD
T&G Angelopoulos Visiting Professor of Public Health and International Development, Harvard School of Public Health and the Kennedy School of Government
Professor of Development Economics, University of California, San Francisco

4:45 PM

“The Value of Longevity”

Gustaf Arrhenius, PhD
Docent, The Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study
Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University
CERSES CNRS, Université Paris Descartes

6:00 PM

End of Conference