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VANIA CANUTO

BRAZIL 2020-23​

Vania is an Economist with degrees in Pharmacoeconomics and Health Economics at Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona and a master’s degree in Health Technology Assessment at ENSP/FIOCRUZ.

Since 2001, Vania has worked as a civil servant of the Ministry of the Economy – Brazil of the career of Specialist in Policies and Governmental Management. During the period of 2002-2009, Vania acted as Deputy Manager of New Medicines Price Evaluation at the Drug Market Regulation Chamber (CMED), at the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa). Vania has been working at the Ministry of Health since 2009 and she was Coordinator of Monitoring and Health Technology Assessment and Deputy Director of Department of Management and Incorporation of Technologies in Health from 2011 to 2017.

Since February 2018, Vania was given the opportunity to contribute as Deputy Secretary of the Secretariat of Science, Technology and Inputs, and in November 2018, she returned to the Department of Management and Incorporation of Technologies in Health and the National Committee for Health Technology Incorporation (CONITEC), as its Director.

Vania’s engagement at HTAi since 2006 allowed her to establish powerful exchanges with the most consolidated HTA agencies from other countries. As director of HTAi, Vania believes that she will be able to increase the dialogue between the different actors involved in HTA and its use in Latin America, as well as to encourage the creation of new ways of articulating these different perspectives for the common good.

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