The History of INAHTA

The International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment (INAHTA) is a non-profit organization that has deep roots in the international HTA community stretching back to 1993 when the Network was founded.  Today INAHTA has grown to 55 member agencies from 32 countries across North and Latin America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. All members are non-profit making organizations producing HTA and are linked to regional or national government.

Further details of the history of INAHTA is described in the following articles:

  • Development of the International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment. (2009) by Hailey D, and published in IJTAHC, 25(Supplement 1):24-27. 
    Hailey 2009
  • History of the international societies in health technology assessment: International Society for Technology Assessment in Health Care and Health Technology Assessment International (2009) by Banta D, Jonsson E & Childs P, published in IJTAHC, 25(Supplement 1):19-23. 
    Banta et al_2009
  • A Short History of INAHTA (1999) by Hailey D & Menon D, published in IJTAHC, 15(1):236-242.
    Hailey and Menon 1999

En Español:

  • Asua J. “INAHTA o la necesidad de colaboración en evaluación de tecnologías sanitarias” Medicina Clínica. Vol. 112, Supl. 1, 1999: 86-89.
    Asua 1999_A

  • Asua J. “International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment (INAHTA)”. En Evidencia Científica y Toma de Decisiones en Sanidad. Jovell AJ, Aymerich M. Editores. Barcelona: Fundació Académia de Ciències Mèdiques de Catalunya i de Balears, 1999.
    Asua_1999_B