Call for Interest for English Editorial Board Members

30.11.2012 13:51 Age: 2 yrs
Category: HTAi News

The International Steering Committee of the HTA Glossary is looking for professionals to revise the English version of the HTA Glossary

The International Steering Committee (ISC) of the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Glossary is looking for professionals to revise the English version of the HTA Glossary. Professionals need to be specialized in one of the following fields: health technology assessment, bioethics, clinical practice guidelines, epidemiology, literature searching, healthcare organization, health economics, statistics or terminology.

The HTA Glossary aims to provide a common vocabulary for the health technology assessment community; for both producers and users of HTA information. The HTA Glossary is the product of an official collaboration between the International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment (INAHTA), Health Technology Assessment international (HTAi) and other partner organizations.

As part of the English Editorial Board, members will review the existing English version and will identify glossary entries that need to be added, modified or deleted.

Candidates must be in close contact with the community of peers in their field.

The time commitment for the members of this Board may be up to five hours per month and is anticipated to be about two to three hour per month with work tapering off as the work progresses. In addition, members will interact by email and teleconferences approximately 5 times per year.

Participation in this international effort is on a voluntary basis. Organizations of members contributing to the development of the HTA Glossary will have their logo displayed on the HTA Glossary website.

Interested candidates are requested to send a letter of interest and a short biography to Dima Samaha ( no later than December 15th, 2012. Please note that a formal selection process will be established depending on the number of applicants by field of expertise.

For more information, please contact Dima Samaha (

For more information about the HTA Glossary, please visit