Tackling the 3 big challenges confronting health technology assessment development in Asia: a commentary

Yot Teerawattananon, Yik Ying Teo, Saudamini Dabak, Waranya Rattanavipapong, Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai, Hwee-Lin Wee, Nan Luo, Alec Morton

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There has been continuous development in the field of health technology assessment (HTA) owing to the added value of HTA in supporting healthcare reimbursement decisions. Collaboration and engagement among countries in Asia has been carried out to share experiences and learning on the barriers and factors facilitating the implementation and use of HTA in policy making. A symposium on the topic of Health Technology Assessment (HTA): Selecting the Highest Value Care was held on January 10, 2019 at the National University of Singapore, during which 3 major challenges confronting HTA development in Asia were identified. The symposium also offered possible ways to overcome the challenges.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66-68
Number of pages3
JournalValue in Health Regional Issues
Early online date23 Oct 2019
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2020


  • health technology assessment
  • HTA
  • HTA in Asia
  • priority setting
  • health care

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