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Balancing budgets and coverage on the road to determining Health Benefit Packages: iDSI hosts three major events bringing together policy-makers from around the world

By Madeleine Stewart Nov. 12, 2018

Although needs and available resources will undoubtedly differ by country, many face similar challenges on the road to determining an essential package of health benefits as part of Universal Health Coverage (UHC). As part of three recent events, which saw hundreds working in health policy gather in Accra, Liverpool and London, iDSI sought to delve into important factors that guide …

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Ramblings in Rome – a first-timer at HTAi

By Else Krajenbrink Jul. 14, 2017

Each year, HTAi attracts over 1200 participants from 70 different countries. From 19 – 21 June, Rome was awash with scientists, policy makers, journalists: anyone who is involved in the field of HTA. Because of the number and variety people, a huge number of topics came to the stage. Ranging from the latest technologies in the field of surgery, to …

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iDSI at HTAi: bringing India closer to UHC

By Claire Turner, Laura Downey Jul. 12, 2017

How will India achieve its target of Universal Health Coverage for its 1.25 billion population? Last month Laura Downey, GHD, convened a panel at The panel was chaired by Kalipso Chalkidou, GHD, and speakers alongside Laura included representatives from the Department of Health Research (DHR), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), …

Event on 17 June, Washington DC: Improving the Use of Economic Evaluation for Global Health Funders

Jun. 12, 2014

As part of a series of events coinciding with the launch of the Gates Reference Case, Tommy Wilkinson (Adviser for Health Economics, NICE International) will be speaking on Tuesday 17 June 2014 at a lunch seminar hosted by the Center for Global Development, Washington DC. If you missed our launch event in London or are attending the HTAi conference, here’s your chance to find …