Health care resource allocation: is there a role for the capability approach

 HDCA’s Health & Disability Thematic group webinar on:   

"Health care resource allocation: is there a role for the capability approach?"

 Thursday November 29th, 2012
10am to 11 am Greenwich Mean Time GMT

11am Berlin/ 9pm Melbourne/ 5 am EST/ 8 am A.M. Brasília  

The webinar will include  presentations by two panelists followed by questions and answers.


Panelists: Paula Lorgelly and Sridhar Venkatapuram


Paula Lorgelly is an Associate Professor of Health Economics at Monash University. Paula’s research interests are varied, but generally centre on the methodological issues of economic evaluations, including the measurement of outcome, and the analysis of large datasets using econometric techniques.  Her current research includes: operationalising the capability approach to derive a new outcome measure; economic evaluations of complex public health interventions; and analyses of health/survey data.


Sridhar Venkatapuram is a Wellcome Trust Research Fellow in ethics at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and an Affiliated Lecturer at Cambridge University.   His first book is titled Health Justice: An argument from the capabilities approach published in 2011 by Polity Press. Sridhar is currently working on his second book which focuses on the modern history and current issues in global health ethics aimed at undergraduates.


Participants must register to participate in this webinar. Details on how to participate will be sent to you after you register. To register and for any question about the webinar, please contact Sophie Mitra at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Sophie Mitra Associate Professor of Economics

Fordham University

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 November 2012 14:08