HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT AND ITS CONTRIBUTION DURING A PANDEMIC: INNOVATION AND CHALLENGES
Nov 03, 2021
Presentado por:
Daniel Ollendorf, Seguio Torres Ruedas, Santiago Torales

The Criteria Network of the Social Protection and Health Division presented the latest in a series of webinars on the explicit establishment of health priorities during a health and social crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19, like all health problems, requires decision-making that involves trade-offs and, therefore, requires policymakers to consider the evidence on both the health of the population as well as their economic well-being. The range of analytical tools provided by the field of health economics could be applied more broadly to inform the response and management of Covid-19. However, it is necessary to highlight where adaptations may be necessary for them to be really useful in a crisis context. In this webinar, a panel of renowned experts discussed the use of health technology assessments and other forms of health value assessment during a pandemic