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HTAi Round-up: What’s New This Week – January 17, 2020

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The latest from HTAi

This week’s news features a Regional Meeting in Ukraine, the #HTAi2019Cologne Abstract Supplement, new Interest Group Technical Officers, and more!

HTAi Regional Meeting in Ukraine

HTAi has organized a regional meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine to be held on April 1 and 2. The theme of the meeting is Integrating HTA into healthcare reforms in emerging settings.

The purpose of the meeting is to offer HTA education and training followed by a workshop that builds on regional HTA experiences and facilitates the continuous cycle to develop HTA capacity.

Visit this page for more information on the HTAi Regional Meeting in Ukraine

HTAi 2019 Annual Meeting Abstract Supplement from IJTAHC

The International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care (IJTAHC) has published the HTAi 2019 Annual Meeting Abstract Supplement. Members have free access to IJTAHC. To view the abstract, visit this page.

HTAi 2020 Global Policy Forum

The HTAi 2020 Global Policy Forum is heading to New Orleans, USA! The meeting will be held January 26-28, and will focus on Deliberative Processes in Health Technology Assessment: Prospects, Problems, and Policy Proposals. You can follow the meeting on Twitter with #2020GPF.

For more information on the Global Policy Forum, visit this page.

PCIG E-bulletin Released

The latest E-bulletin from the Patient and Citizen Involvement Interest Group has been released. You can check it out here.

New Interest Group Technical Officers

We are pleased to announce the following new Technical Officers for three HTAi Interest Groups:

Jamie Erskin, Medical Devices
Gabriela Murrugarra, Hospital-Based HTA
Akofa Bart-Plange, HTA in Developing Countries

Over 60% of our members are involved in an Interest Group. Are you interested in learning more? Check out this page for more info.

Call for Scholarship Applications

HTAi offers various scholarships and travel grants to support individuals residing in low and middle income countries (LMICs) to further their knowledge of HTA. The deadline for HTAi scholarships to be considered at the 2020 Annual Meeting in Beijing is quickly approaching. Some information on the scholarships offered:

HTAi Educational Scholarships

The HTAi Educational Scholarships program provides funding support for individuals studying or working in the healthcare field in LMICs to advance their knowledge and skills directly related to HTA. The goal of the program is to increase capacity for the production and use of HTA in LMICs by supporting graduate or post-graduate students or employees of HTA-related organizations in LMICs to complete education programs or training in HTA for the purpose of applying their knowledge and skills in their country of origin.

The Jill Sanders Memorial Scholarship

The Jill Sanders Memorial Scholarship program provides funding support for individuals residing in African countries to further their knowledge of HTA. The goal of the program is to increase capacity for the production and use of HTA in Africa by supporting graduate and post-graduate students or employees of HTA-related organizations in African countries to complete education programs or training in HTA for the purpose of applying their knowledge and skills in their country of origin.

If you or someone you know is a good candidate for an HTAi scholarship, visit this page for application information.

AM 2020 Registration Opens Soon

Registration for the 2020 Annual Meeting in Beijing will open in mid-January, so keep an eye out for notices and email reminders. In the meantime, take a peek at the Annual Meeting website. Make sure to check out the venue, plenary speakers, and meeting themes!

Member Contributions

Are you an active member with something you would like to add to the biweekly round-up? If so, please send your request to info@htai.org, attn: Communications Team.