Professor Charles Normand is Edward Kennedy Professor of Health Policy and Management at Trinity College Dublin. He is vice-Chairman of the Board of St James’s Hospital and is Chair of the WHO European Observatory on Health Systems and Policy. He trained as an economist, and has worked for 25 years on the economics of health and health care. He has a particular interest in understanding the ways in which ageing impacts on use of health and social care, and on financing of services for older people. His research is mainly on health care finance, economic evaluation in cancer prevention and treatment, equity and access to services, management of chronic diseases, screening policies and end of life care. He is a co-author of a leading textbook on health economics and the WHO guidebook on social health insurance. He is co-principal investigator on the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA).
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