Translating HTA into Policy and Practice: Setting a Path to Self Reliance

Translating HTA into Policy and Practice: Setting a Path to Self Reliance

Countries around the world have committed to moving toward Universal Health Coverage (UHC). However, many struggle to meet the health needs and demands of their populations due to limited and inefficient allocation of resources. Faced with this gap between needs and resources, how can countries ensure efficient and equal health care for their people? 

To help answer this question, Management Sciences for Health (MSH), in partnership with USAID, invites you to the launch of “A Roadmap for Systematic Priority Setting and Health Technology Assessment (HTA).” The HTA Roadmap serves as a practical guide for policy action in low- and middle-income countries to successfully implement HTA for priority setting, and paves a road to a journey to sustainable UHC and self-reliance.  

Developed by MSH and the USAID Medicines, Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Services (MTaPS) Program, with contributions from global experts in the HTA field, this roadmap is for policymakers, donors, and implementing partners interested in applying HTA for:

Our Roadmap launch event was led by a panel of women leaders from HTA organizations worldwide, including:

With opening remarks by:

And remarks from Roadmap authors:

A Roadmap for Systematic Priority Setting and Health Technology Assessment (HTA): A Practical Guide for Policy Action in Low- And Middle-Income Countries was developed by MSH and the USAID MTaPS Program, with contributions from subject experts from Fudan University, University of Washington, the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, the International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment, OSTEBA – Basque Office for HTA, Health Technology Assessment International, the Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health at Tufts Medical Center, Radboud University Medical Centre, York University, the Center for Global Development, and Imperial College London.