GSK Chair of Health Economics

The GSK Chair of Health Economics at the UPF Barcelona School of Management aims to generate systematized knowledge on health economics and, in addition, to transfer this knowledge to the stakeholders involved in decision-making.

Among the activities planned, a discussion forum will be organized among experts on the purchase and financing model of medicines, called "I North Forum on Health Economics". In addition, a working document will be prepared with a summary of the debate, reflections and aspects dealt with in the "1st North Forum on Health Economics", in order to contribute to the transfer of knowledge on the topics discussed. This forum will be held on September 9 and 10, 2021 at the UPF-BSM facilities. 

Objectives

The objective of the Chair is to generate systematized knowledge on health economics. 

  • To provide information and knowledge on relevant aspects of health economics. 
  • To organize a forum of experts on the purchase and financing model of medicines.
  • To transfer this knowledge to the stakeholders involved in decision making. 
  • To prepare a working document with a summary of the debate, reflections and aspects dealt with in the I Foro Norte de Economía de la Salud. 

Team

Jaume Puig-Junoy

Director of the Chair

Doctorate in Economic and Business Sciences from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Former director of the Centre for Research in Economics and Health (CRES). Director of the Master in Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomics (MESOL) (UPF-BSM) and of the International Master in Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomics (MESIOL) (UPF-BSM).

Natàlia Pascual Argenté

Executive Director of the Chair

Natàlia Pascual Argenté, MPA, MSc, PhD candidate in Biomedicine. Executive Director for Deanship Projects, Core Faculty UPF BSM. Assistant to the Academic Direction of the of the Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomics programs (Directors Jaume Puig Junoy and Carlos Campillo).  

Publications and articles

  • Puig-Junoy, Jaume; Oliva, Juan; Abellán, José María; Pascual, Natàlia (2021). Modelo de Financiación Territorial y de Financiación y Evaluación de Innovaciones en el Sistema Nacional de Salud. Download article
  • Jaume Puig-Junoy, Juan Oliva Moreno, José María Abellán Perpiñán and Natàlia Pascual Argenté. (2021) Modelo de Financiación Territorial y de Financiación y Evaluación de Innovaciones en el Sistema Nacional de Salud. Dowload working paper

Teaching

Online Master in Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomics
This offers professional and specialized training in health economics, economic evaluation, and management of health services and technologies, teaches how to apply the basic and fundamental aspects of the techniques and instruments for the economic evaluation of medicines and medical technologies through cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-utility analysis and cost-benefit analysis.

Postgraduate in Health Economics
This program is part of the Official Master's Degree in Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomics. The topic is oriented to health policy and management, with an emphasis on the economic evaluation of drugs and medical technologies, economics and financing policies, and their application to the health economics market (supply and demand).

Postgraduate in Pharmacoeconomics
This postgraduate course is part of the Official Master's Degree in Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomics. It is oriented towards the economic evaluation of medicines and medical technologies, economics and financing policies, and management of medicines in health services.

Contact

Natàlia Pascual Argenté
Executive Director of the Chair
natalia.pascual@bsm.upf.edu
93 542 26 39