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WHO Thailand visits HITAP

Dr. Daniel Kertesz, WHO Representative (WR) to Thailand and Dr. Liviu Vedrasco, Programme Officer WHO Thailand Country Office, visited the Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program (HITAP) to learn about HITAP’s work in Thailand and the region as well as to discuss collaboration. Dr. Yot Teerawattananon welcomed the guests and introduced the HITAP team in […]


HTA Workshop and Conference in Chandigarh, India

HTA Workshop and Conference in Chandigarh, India iDSI theme: Strengthening Health Systems and Institutions The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India, hosted two HTA events in February 2018 in collaboration with partners, including the International Decision Support Initiative (iDSI). On 19-23 February, 2018, a workshop on conducting HTA titled the […]


HITAP held Side Meeting at Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) 2018

Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program (HITAP) held the side meeting on the topic of “Out-of-pocket expenditure and the Quest for Universal Health Coverage: Lessons learned from implementing innovative health financing schemes in the South-East Asia Region” at “Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) 2018” The meeting showcased experiences from four countries in the Southeast Asia […]


HTAIn, India’s new priority setting body, established!

India have set up the body Health Technology Assessment in India (HTAIn) under the Department of Health Research (DHR), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). This marks India’s ongoing commitment to using HTA to extend healthcare services and pursue Universal Health Coverage. HITAP are thrilled by this news, and are also pleased to be […]


Network Meta-Analysis Workshop in Indonesia

Event Date: December 13-15, 2017 HITAP organized a workshop on network meta-analysis (NMA) in Indonesia, led by Dr. Thunyarat Anothaisintawee, an expert in NMA from Mahidol University.  The objective of this workshop was to support Indonesian teams and to provide an overview of NMA. Dr. Thunyarat used real-world examples to introduce key concepts, assumptions, and methods […]


A need for priority setting!

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) can be unaffordable. For most countries, it is impossible to provide all health services to all people. Priorities must be set to make the best use of finite resources. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General reiterated this important message at the launch event of the third edition of ‘Disease Control Priorities’, […]

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