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Five minute series: Interview with Sumithra Krishnamurthy and Jesse B. Bump, the authors of Chapter 2

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We got a chance to interview Sumithra Krishnamurthy and Jesse B. Bump from Harvard University, authors of Chapter 2 on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), NCD Program Managers, and the Politics of Progress, to find out a bit more about their chapter. Read on to hear more!   Q : Can you please tell us in one sentence […]

China using Health Technology Assessment to guide healthcare policy making is the right direction!

By Ms. Waranya Rattanavipapong
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Partners from the International Decision Support Initiative (iDSI) join the 2nd China Health Technology Assessment Conference organised by the China National Health Development Research Center (CNHDRC) on 26-27 October 2019 in Beijing, China. The event brings together China’s high-level representatives and global experts to discuss the latest HTA developments in China since the launch of […]

Five minutes with…Dr. Yot Teerawattananon, Project Founder of NCD Prevention: Best Buys, Wasted Buys, and Contestable Buys

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We grabbed five minutes with Dr. Yot Teerawattananon, the founder of the NCD Prevention: Best Buys, Wasted Buys, Contestable Buys book, to find out just what inspired this project. So can you tell us more about the background of this book project? YT: It was initiated during the PMAC’s IOC [International Organizing Committee] meeting. You […]

HTAsiaLink Conference: A platform for mutual learning and solutions for HTA institutionalization

By Pempa
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This is the 8th time HTA agencies/institutions in Asia come together and discuss on the matters related to HTA. The annual HTAsiaLink conference is a platform for countries in and around Asia to engage in mutual learning and sharing of solutions for HTA institutionalization. The 8th HTAsiaLink, which was held in Seoul, South Korea from […]

Guest blog: Philippine Experience during HTAsialink 2019 Conference and Highlights of Expanding HTA Collaboration and Institutionalisation

By Geovin Dexter Uy and Bernadette joy Almirol
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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

By Dr. Gunjeet Kaur
Category : Others

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 […]


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