Invitation to GINAHTA webinar 29 June 2020

HTA & Guidelines: What can we learn from each other?
Join us for this first GINAHTA webinar which will explore shared learnings and practical guidance on how to cultivate effective collaboration between guideline developers and HTA producers.  Two current experiences at the intersection of HTA and guideline production will be presented followed by discussion.   This session is open to all those interested.

Case example:  EU Horizon 2020 funded project HTx (Next generation health technology assessment)
Presented by:  Dr. Dalia Dawoud, Scientific Adviser- Science, Policy and Research Programme, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, United Kingdom

Case example: Smoking Cessation/ Screening of Hepatitis C
Presented by:  Michelle O’Neill, HRB-CICER Programme Manager, HTA Directorate, Health Information and Quality Authority, Ireland

DATE:  29 June 2020
TIME:  14:00 – 15:00 EU/Brussels (CEST) time
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How to join/register
Please register for HTA & Guidelines: What can we learn from each other? on Jun 29, 2020 1:00 PM BST at:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

The session will be hosted by the co-Chairs of the GINAHTA Steering Committee:

Dr. Holger Schünemann
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and of Medicine, Co-Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases, Research Methods and Recommendations, Director, Cochrane Canada and McMaster GRADE Centre, McMaster University, Canada

Dr. Mouna Jameleddine Chtioui, Directrice de l’évaluation des Interventions et Technologies de Santé, (Health Technology Assessment, HTA), INEAS, Instance Nationale de l’Evaluation et de l’Accréditation en Santé, Tunisia

GINAHTA is a collaboration between the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) and the International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment (INAHTA). It was created to find ways to strengthen the linkages between the guideline community and the HTA community. GINAHTA Working Group is open to anyone from either network. Contact INAHTA secretariat for more information

INAHTA proudly announces the release of the new definition of HTA.

This definition was developed though an international collaboration co-led by INAHTA and HTAi with HTAsiaLink, EUnetHTA, RedETSA, ISPOR, English Editorial Board of the HTA Glossary, and the WHO.

View new definition on the HTA Glossary 
Read about the international collaboration

INAHTA members are taking action in their respective countries to meet the needs of decision and policy makers to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The important role of INAHTA member agencies as essential contributors to health system decision making could not be clearer in the current global pandemic.  

View more information and examples of the work INAHTA members are doing to bring the best evidence to decision makers in a timely fashion.

INAHTA members can access further information in the members area here (login required).

INAHTA announces the release of an extensive environmental scan and qualitative study of the HTA impact assessment practices of INAHTA member agencies.  The study results are presented in two parts:
PART I:  HTA Impact assessment practices in INAHTA member agencies
Part II:  Factors that Enable or Inhibit HTA Impact Assessment Activities in HTA Agencies

More information about the project

Announcing the first INAHTA position statement on the “Uniqueness of INAHTA”.  Connecting evidence and policy for better health: The unique role, relevance, and importance of INAHTA.

Statement full text available here:

The Executive MSc in Evaluation of Health Care Interventions and Outcomes delivers training in health services research, health economics, health outcomes research and health policy, designed to further develop your skills in advisory, management, and leadership roles across the health sector. Drawing on the expertise from NICE, combined with the academic excellence of the London School of Economics and Political Science, the programme gives students the opportunity to learn from world-leading academics and experts in the field.

For more information about the programme, visit the LSE website or contact

The INAHTA Board announces the publication of a perspectives paper in IJTAHC summarizing the top 10 challenges for HTA from the public agency view.  View publication



INAHTA is pleased to welcome the Institute of Health Technology Assessment and Research, Peru, as full members of the network!

View agency profile for IETSI

The INAHTA Board announces the location of the 2020 INAHTA Congress will be Adelaide, Australia!

The Congress will be held on 21-23 September 2020 at the National Wine Centre in Adelaide.

INAHTA members can find more information here (login required)

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

Visit conference website