Workshop on Health Technology Assessment @ Christian Medical College, Vellore [Apr 15-17]: Registration Open

Workshop on Heath Technology Assessment Cochrane South Asia is organizing a Workshop on Health Technology Assessment at Christian Medical College, Vellore, during April 15-17, 2019.

About the Workshop:

This workshop aims to introduce the basic and fundamental aspects of the main techniques and instruments used in the economic evaluation of public health interventions, medical technologies, and pharmaceuticals.
It will focus on familiarizing the participants with some recent advances in the use of techniques and instruments for the economic evaluation of public health interventions, medical technologies, and pharmaceuticals and apply them to a number of case studies.
The workshop will provide practical skills, abilities, and concepts of decision analysis and modeling techniques of decision analysis and Markov models that compare healthcare programmes, medical technologies, and pharmaceuticals.
It will introduce the concepts of critical appraisal and research protocol of economic evaluation studies to the participants.


This introductory course covers the key element and methods of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and combines lectures, discussions, case studies, group exercises, and hands-on computer lab sessions.

Expected Outcomes:

By the end of the course, participants will be familiar with

  • HTA principles and practice.
  • Introduction to Economic Evolution.
  • Systematic review and Economic Evidence.
  • Critical appraisal of studies.
  • Costing/Cost of illness.
  • Decision Analytic Modeling (+ Computer Tutorial).
  • HTA Examples from Around the world
Who can attend?

Academic faculty, Researchers, Ph.D./MPhil students in Medical/Health Science and Public Health.


IRB Meeting Room, Christian Medical College, Bagayam, Vellore.


April 15-17, 2019.

Program Fee:
  • Healthcare professionals: INR 6000/- (Inclusive of GST).
  • Industry-sponsored participants: INR 10,000/- (Inclusive of GST).

Click here to apply.


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