HTAi 2011 Rio de Janeiro

"HTA for Health System Sustainability"

Webcasts from HTAi 2011: HTA for Health System Sustainability

Plenary one - The Challenge: Healthcare system sustainability in the 21st century

Chair: Reinaldo Guimaraes, independent consultant, Brazil

HTA and the sustainability of primary care in the 21st century
Prof. Sir Andy Haines, London School of Hygeine and Tropical Medicine

Health systems sustainability: challenges, opportunities and the role of innovation and HTA
Alicia Granados, Genzyme

Assuring equity and sustainability in healthcare in resource constrained countries with ageing populations: revelance and scope of HTA
Jose Carvalho de Noronha, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation

Health systems challenges in the 21st century and the role of WHO in promoting the use of HTA for medical devices
Adriana Velazquez, WHO

Plenary two - Progress: Case studies of HTA development and impact on health systems

Chair and moderator: Clifford Goodman, Lewin Group, United States

From evidence to practice: the evolution of HTA in Canada
Brian O'Rourke, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health

HTA in Cuba: current activity and plans for the future (Spanish)
Ana Maria Galvez Gonzalez, National School of Public Health, Cuba

HTA in Brazil: impacts and new directions (Portuguese)
Ana Luiza d'Avila Viana, Ministry of Health, Brazil

Haute Authorité de Santé and the evolution and impact of HTA in France
Jean-Luc Harousseau, Haute Authorité de Santé, France


Plenary three - Next steps: Developing HTA for sustainable healthcare systems

Chair and moderator: Chris Henshall

Countries with developed HTA systems
Kalipso Chalkidou, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

Hospital and other healthcare system decision makers
Laura Sampietro-Colom, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain

Primary care
John-Arne Rottingen, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services

Latin American countries
Alexandre Lemgruber, ANVISA, Brazil

Developing countries
Joseph L. Mathew, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Chandigarh, India

Jens Grueger, Pfizer