■ To welcome the new members of HTAsiaLink – the Shanghai HTA Research Center, the HTA Program from Mahidol University, and the InaHTAC, Ministry of Health, Republic of Indonesia.
■ The theme for 2017 HTAsiaLink Conference in Vietnam was HTA in designing and implementing a benefits package so that it can help in achieving UHC. Also, GEAR (Guide to Economic Analysis and Research) was launched during the Conference.
■ An interview with the vice-minister of Vietnam: This issue has stories from six countries that share their experiences about how HTA is being used to tackle the problem of ‘High-cost drugs’ back at home.
■ HITAP are promoting international internship program and the deadline for applications is on 31st of August, 2017. We would also like to invite you all to the next HTAsiaLink Conference which is to be held in Thailand in early 2018.
This newsletter bring you the highlight of the 11th issue
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