You are invited to participate in this study to help us gain an up to date picture of current health economics teaching capacity and outputs in sub-Saharan Africa. The survey will be conducted by the Health Economics Unit at the University of Cape Town in collaboration with the African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA), the Teaching Health Economics Special Interest Group (SIG) at the International Health Economics Association (iHEA), and the International Decision Support Initiative (iDSI).
Please read the information presented on the next page which explains the details of this study. It is important that you clearly understand what this study is about and why we are asking you to contribute.  Please contact me ( if you have questions or there is any part of this study you do not fully understand. Participation in this survey is completely voluntary, so you can choose not to participate, or to stop at any time while completing the survey without giving a reason.

The study will be conducted according to the ethical guidelines and principles of the international Declaration of Helsinki. This study has been approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee at the University of Cape Town (HREC reference number: 120 / 2020). The UCT’s Faculty of Health Sciences Human Research Ethics Committee can be contacted on 021 406 6338 in case you have any ethical concerns or questions about your rights or welfare as a participant on this research study.

Principal Investigator (PI):  
Tommy Wilkinson
Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, South Africa