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Application of economic analysis to evaluate various infectious diseases in Vietnam

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This thesis is composed of two economic evaluations: one trial-based study and one model-based study. In a recent study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases in 2011, a team of OUCRU investigators found that immediate antiretroviral therapy (ART) was not associated with improved 9-month survival in HIV-associated TBM patients (HR, 1.12; 95% CI, .81 to–1.55; P = .50). An economic evaluation of this clinical trial was conducted to examine the cost-effectiveness of immediate ART ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Department:
Penn State University, USA
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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Supervisor
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Name:
Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Vietnam
Grant:
PHD12049
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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