The program is designed as two separate workshops to cater for the needs of various participants. The workshop will be conducted in English and designed to be highly interactive. The teaching methods include presentations, discussions, and case study exercises.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Asrul Akmal Shafie
Asrul A Shafie is an Associate Professor of Health Economics in Universiti Sains Malaysia and Adjunct Associate Professor in Monash University. He is the recipient of ISPOR International Fellowship and Malaysia Cancer Research Award. His research interests are in economic evaluation and health technology assessment where he has published more than 300 peer reviewed journal articles/abstracts (H-Index 28) in various international journals and six books/monographs. He is also the co-author of the Malaysia Pharmacoeconomic Guidelines and ISPOR Code of Ethics. He is the principle investigator for Malaysia cost effectiveness threshold determination study, EQ5D5L valuation study, and dengue vaccine cost effectiveness study. He is the Editor-in-Chief for the Malaysian Journal of Pharmacy, and member of editorial board for Pharmacoeconomics, BMC Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation and Value in Health Asian Region journal. He is an appointed expert member for the UK National Institute for Health Research Committee, Vaccine Optimization and Implementation International Committee of Expert, Malaysia Technical Advisory Committee for Health Technologies Economic Evaluation (TaCHTEE), Malaysia Oncology Drug Access Advisory Board, Malaysia National Medicine Policy Steering Committee, and HTAsiaLink Network.