Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

Health technology assessment (HTA) is a systematic assessment of the properties and effects of a particular health technology to inform policy at country, regional or clinic level.

Key elements of HTA include clinical and economic analysis and pharmacoeconomic research


  • Cost-effectiveness of a new health technology
  • Potential economic benefit
  • Aggregated costs and disease burden


  • Improving the efficiency of health resource allocation
  • Economic rationale for provision of public funding
  • Informing national healthcare policy

Tasks accomplished

  • Rationale for technology  inclusion in various drug lists
  • Developing a sound pricing policy
  • Clinical and economic analysis of funding allocated for public programs in healthcare