Welcome to our webinars, where high-level international experts share their experiences in implementing tools and strategies to strengthen informed decision making in health. Here you will find dozens of videos, as well as presentations from our guests, transcripts, and recommended technical documents.

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In December 2021, the Criteria Network led a workshop that brought together renowned regional and international experts with the aim of discussing strategies to mitigate the effect of the current fiscal austerity that region is going through at this moment by adopting measures such as explicit priority setting,
Event: Divestment in health. An evidence-based approach Date: Sep 19, 2022 Time: 10:00 a.m. (Local Time: Washington, DC) Meeting ID: 891 0533 9148
International cooperation for sustainable access to high-cost medicines - The case of the Beneluxa initiative. Francis Arickx Head of the Pharmaceutical Policy Directorate, Belgian National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance. Thursday 25 August TIME: 11:00 a.m. EDT Washington, DC
We invite you to visit the presentation by Dr. Susan Griffin of the Centre for Health Economics at the University of York about the main aspects of distributional cost-effectiveness analysis. This analytical method aims to describe how policy decisions impact different population groups.
The Criteria Network of the Social Protection and Health Division invites you re watch this presentation by Dan Ollendorf who discussed the policy of value-based pricing (VBP) which might be a useful strategy to improve decision making related to the allocation of scarce health resources. This presentation discussed the main aspects of the value-based pricing approach, as well as its challenges and recommendations for low- and middle-income countries
This presentation builds on the talk about the HIPtool given in 2021 by showing a country application of the tool and its implications. The presentation briefly characterizes the Armenian health system context and highlights relevant key features of the HIPtool. The presentation then focuse on the results and conclusions of the model application in an upper middle-income country context and how the insights can support explicit priority setting in the revision of a Health Benefits Package.
The Criteria Network of the Social Protection and Health Division invites you to visit the presentation of the results of the project “Future Health Spending and Treatment Patterns in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)”. The economic model was developed to examine how health expenditures will change in the region over the next 30 years, as a result of the demographic and epidemiological transition, economic growth, and new health technologies
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.
USE OF ECONOMIC EVIDENCE IN PUBLIC HEALTH DECISION MAKING