Workshop organized to advance health technology assessment

2019-10-18 12:04:25

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 17, a two-day capacity building workshop on Health Technology Assessment (HTA) was organized for policy makers, researchers, health economists and clinicians from different health organizations including MoH, CHD, HIGA, university and hospitals, to enable them provide well-informed evidence in health decision making by equipping them with practical skills in the deployment of HTA tools based on selected cases and international practices.

The workshop conducted by Bertram Melanie Yvonne, Technical Officer of Economic Analysis and Evaluation, Department of Health Systems Governance and Financing, HQ/WHO, Ding Wang, Technical Officer of Health Policy and Financing DHS/WPRO, and experts from China HTA center, provided participants with in-depth knowledge on the application of HTA tools. Participants had hands-on experience performing comparison analysis of interventions including cost effectiveness and budget impact analysis.

HTA is an evidence-based, multidisciplinary process to support healthcare decision making by assessing properties and effects of one or more new or existing health technologies in comparison with a current standard. The workshop is part of the ongoing process and support to strengthen the achievement of policies stated in Mongolia’s Sustainable Development Vision 2030, the State Policy on Health 2017-2026 and Sustainable Development Goals.

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