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HTAi Round-up: What’s New This Week – January 31, 2020

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The latest from HTAi

This week’s news features an announcement on travelling to the Annual Meeting, the latest issue of IJTAHC, a Regional Meeting in Ukraine, and more!

Travelling to the 2020 Annual Meeting

HTAi has released information on travelling to the 2020 Annual Meeting. Please visit this page for more information.

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

IJTAHC Volume 35, Issue 6 has been released

The International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care (IJTAHC) has released Volume 36, Issue 6. Members have free access to IJTAHC. To view the issue, visit this page.

HTAi 2020 Global Policy Forum

The HTAi 2020 Global Policy Forum was held January 26-28, 2020, in New Orleans, USA. The focus of the meeting was Deliberative Processes in Health Technology Assessment: Prospects, Problems, and Policy Proposals. Outcomes of the meeting will be published and distributed shortly.

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

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 is now open

Registration for the 2020 Annual Meeting in Beijing is now open. To register, please visit this page.

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.