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Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines now introduced in Bhutan

In 2016 Bhutan graduated from Gavi support as its socioeconomic status change from lower-income to lower-middle income country, hence introducing new vaccines to its routine vaccination programme can pose a long-term financial burden to the government. However, since pneumococcal infections is a major cause of morbidity and mortality among young children in Bhutan, the Bhutanese […]

HITAP heads to Ghana: Setting Priorities Fairly Conference 2018

How can countries build the systems that can deliver universal health coverage whilst juggling a whole host of challenges, constraints and demands? The short answer? They need to make choices, smart choices that are built on careful and evidence-based priority setting practices. This was the topic of the Setting Priorities Fairly: Sustainable Policies for Effective […]

Two-Cents In: FULL INTERVIEW

What definition of HTA do you subscribe to? Mark: HTA is a term that is used quite loosely. It seems that the formal definition is to provide an assessment of medical technologies using different perspectives including clinical, economic, ethical and technical. But I think the meaning that it has developed in some parts of the […]
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