Group photo of conference participants and honourable guests

During 8th-10th May 2018, HTAsiaLink network members and honorable speakers and invitees convened in Chiang Mai, Thailand, for the 7th HTAsiaLink annual conference under the theme ‘Testing Treatments: strengthening HTA for better healthcare’. With more than 240 participants from Asia-pacific, the UK, Australia, and South Africa, information transfer and exchange was well-garnered.

As always, this conference enables junior health technology assessment (HTA) researchers to expose and gain experience in presenting their research at an international forum and get suggestions for further improvement from global experts from all over the world. Of the 2 tracks of oral presentations, namely the Economic Evaluation track and the Health System Research track, 59 abstracts were presented.

HTAsiaLink is also honoured with outstanding speakers who gave thought-provoking talk during plenary sessions around the theme Testing Treatments: strenghtening research for better healthcare.


Speakers and moderators of plenary sessions

Before saying goodbye to Chiang Mai, on 11th May 2018 HTAsiaLink network members and board members gathered for the preparation meeting for the next conference, to be hosted by the National Evidence-based Healthcare Collaborating Agency (NECA) in Seoul, Korea on 24th-26th April 2019.

Dr.Jeong Hoon Ahn from NECA announce the HTAsiaLink2019 in Seoul, Korea