G-I-N & JBI Conference 2019

Trustworthy Evidence for Questions that Matter.
The value of guidelines in 21st century healthcare.

INAHTA’s MOU partner, G-I-N, is holding their 2019 conference in conjunction with Joanna Briggs Institute.
30 October – 2 November 2019
Adelaide, Australia

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The EUnetHTA Executive Board recently adopted an Understanding of EUnetHTA HTA. This text is the result of several months of consultation with the project’s board.
Visit EUnetHTA website for more information.

EUnetHTA Joint Action 3, WP6-Methodological Guidelines, announces a public consultation of the draft methodological guideline “Practical considerations when critically assessing economic evaluations” is OPEN (deadline Sept. 20, 2019)

Visit EUnetHTA website for more information.

 

York Health Economics Consortium is offering a new training course for the evaluation of medical devices.
Evaluation of Medical Devices for Product Development and Health Technology Assessment
18-20 February 2020
For more information on course content or how to book, please visit:
https://www.york.ac.uk/evaluation-medical-devices

INAHTA is proud to welcome the Department of Health Technology assessment at the State Expert Centre of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine as a Candidate Member of INAHTA.

Welcome, SEC!

 

The INAHTA Board is pleased to announce that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the United Kingdom is the newest member of INAHTA.

Welcome, NICE!

An international joint task group is proposing an updated definition of HTA that consolidates and simplifies the various definitions in existence and which reflects the current and emerging realities of HTA.  Along with the co-chairs Dr. Brian O’Rourke (INAHTA) and Dr. Wija Oortwijn (HTAi), the joint task group includes representatives from WHO, EUnetHTA, HTAsiaLink, RedETSA, the English Editorial Board of the HTA Glossary, and ISPOR.  The group has followed a consensus-building process to develop the proposed updated definition and they are now inviting input from the HTA community to build broad consensus on the updated definition.

Further information and instructions on how to provide comments is provided in this Call for Consultation HTA Definition Update_Open Consultation with HTA Community.

The deadline for comments is 30 April 2019. 

The Nominations Committee is pleased to announce that four candidates have been nominated for the two director vacancies on the INAHTA Board of Directors this year.  The nominees are:

  • Juan Antonio Blasco Amaro, AETSA, Spain
  • Chantal Guilhaume, HAS, France
  • Grace Li Ying Huang, CDE, Taiwan, Republic of China
  • David Tivey, ASERNIP-S, Australia

INAHTA members are invited to view the candidate profiles in the members area (login required) in preparation for voting.  Polls will be open 1-15 April 2019.

INAHTA members are invited to become nominees for the 2019 INAHTA Board elections. This year, there are two Director positions available.
The deadline for nominations is 4 March 2019 at 23:59 GMT.
For more information, INAHTA members can refer to this page (login required).

INAHTA members are invited to register for the annual INAHTA Congress, to be held 19-20 June 2019 in Cologne and Koblenz, Germany.

More information available in the members area here (login required).