UK-China Health and Economy Partnership Project (UK-CHEP)

The UK-China Health and Economy Partnership Project (UK-CHEP) sponsored by GSK and the British Council aims to promote long-term collaboration in health economics and Health Technology Assessment for

Professor Chris Bojke attended an initial steering group meeting in October in which Mr. Xinguang Wang, Vice President, Head of Corporate Affairs, Market Access and Commercial of GSK China, Ms. Cathy He, Director of Higher Education Partnerships of British Council delivered speeches respectively and expressed the recognition and expectation of the UK-China Health and Economy Partnership. Professor Darrin Baines from Bournemouth University made an overview introduction of the partnership this year. Academic leads from Bournemouth University, University of Sheffield, University of York, and [Bojke] University of Leeds and three Chinese universities Zhejiang University, Fudan University and Shandong University presented on their respective collaboration aims (Leeds is partnered with ZJU). The collaboration will generate research-led technical advice that supports the reform of Chinese HTA processes and builds in-country capacity in health economics.

He also presented at the Xinglin Forum on 22nd October to the ZJU School of Medicine the following presentation … ‘Why, when and how we should routinely be addressing patient heterogeneity in population-averaged economic models: an exploration of the known biases that may occur with naïve extrapolation using parametric survival analysis on RCT data.  Authors Bojke, C, Howdon, D and Spencer K.