Monthly Archive for: "October, 2019"
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Guest blog: Philippine Experience during HTAsialink 2019 Conference and Highlights of Expanding HTA Collaboration and Institutionalisation

The culmination of HTAsialink 2018, held in Chiang Mai, Thailand, was when the young researchers from the different health technology assessment (HTA) agencies received awards for their research presentations. Witnessing the award ceremony greatly inspired us, and we vowed that in the following year, the Philippines will also be able to bag awards. Since then, […]

Guest blog: “If You Want to Go Far, Go Together” – Reflections from South-South Knowledge Exchange Session

This year’s HTAsiaLink annual conference 2019 was on the theme of “Priority Setting for Universal Health Coverage” in Seoul, South Korea which was preceded by a day of pre-conference sessions. I would like to thank the Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program (HITAP), Thailand for giving me this wonderful opportunity to attend and participate in […]

Advancing Universal Health Coverage Through Health Technology Assessment (HTA) – A Perspective from Kerala

The 2019 National University of Singapore (NUS) Initiative to Improve Health in Asia Leadership Development Programme (NIHA LDP) was held at NUS, Singapore from the 24th – 29th June. The event aimed to equip policy-makers with an understanding of  health technology assessment (HTA) for health care priority setting and reimbursement to advance universal health coverage […]

Strengthen collaboration on health between Thailand and Kenya

As a part of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on healthcare between the Kenyan Ministry of Health and Thai Ministry of Public Health, a delegation from Kenya, including the Senate, Health Financing Reforms Experts’ Panel (HEFREP), and Ministry of Health of Kenya, visit Thailand from 5th to 7th June 2019 to exchange experience on universal health […]

iDSI & India tighten the knot with an HTA workshop and masala dosa!

A team of researchers at Christian Medical College (CMC) in Vellore, India have been conducting cost-of-illness studies on childhood diarrhoea (rotavirus) and enteric fever (typhoid). And HITAP, through the International Decision Support Initiative (iDSI) network, have been providing technical support to the team since August 2018. To scale up this support and to add an […]
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