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Health economics and outcomes research in medical devices

Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation invites you to submit to our new thematic series, Edited by Lizheng Shi and Mihajlo Jakovljevic, on ‘Health economics and outcomes research in medical devices’.

This series seeks quality original research articles or reviews that explore the opportunities and challenges of a wide range of health outcomes research in medical devices from the perspectives of all relevant stakeholders. More details of the series can be found here. Manuscripts should be submitted by 31 December 2022


Mihajlo (Michael) Jakovljevic, University of Kragujevac, Serbia


Resource allocation in decision support frameworks

The authors discuss the traits and limitations of cost–benefit analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, and multi-criteria decision analysis.

Part of the Priority Setting in Global Health supplement.

Aims and scope

Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation considers manuscripts on all aspects of cost-effectiveness analysis, including conceptual or methodological work, economic evaluations, and policy analysis related to resource allocation at a national or international level.

Editor’s Profile

Mihajlo Jakovljevic, Editor-in-Chief

Mihajlo Jakovljevic is a WHO EACHR Committee expert and Full Professor heading the Department of Global Health Economics and Policy, University of Kragujevac, Serbia. Throughout his career pathway as a clinical pharmacologist, he has specialised in health economics. Currently he holds positions at Lund University, Sweden; Division of Health Economics, IHME CHTF University of Washington, Seattle, USA and Hosei University Tokyo, Japan. While being a frequent speaker in the field, he has published over 170 full length articles in indexed, peer-reviewed journals. This scholarly work has appeared in The Lancet, JAMA, Health Economics, EJHE, Value in Health, PLOS One, Expert Reviews, JME. The focus of Professor Jakovljevic’s long term research remains the Emerging Markets’ health spending and policies. Publications

Cost-effective interventions for cancer: results from WHO-CHOICE

The team of the WHO-CHOICE program use “Generalized Cost-Effectiveness Analysis” to identify the optimal package of interventions for breast cancer, cervical cancer, and colorectal cancer.

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