HDCA’s Health & Disability Thematic group’s Webinar on: “Health care resource allocation: is there a role for the capability approach?”

The webinar included  presentations by two 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.