ACADEMIA

Health Economist Calls for Robust Appraisal Process in Japan CEA System

November 20, 2018
Japan should put in place an appraisal process even stronger than those of other countries if it is to introduce its version of a cost-effective assessment (CEA) system in FY2019 along the lines of ongoing discussions, a University of Tokyo…

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