Professor Tony Blakely and Associate Professor Nick Wilson with the online health calculator. Photo RNZ/Jeremy Rose.
How much is a life worth? Can we put a price on the most precious commodity of them all? In country with a publicly funded health system, society has to do just that. A group of public health researchers at Otago Medical School have developed an on-line calculator to help decide how much society should pay for life saving interventions.
Sunday producer Jeremy Rose talked with Otago Medical School's Professor Tony Blakely and associate professor Nick Wilson.