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. All members are publicly funded, 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