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International Scientific and Practical Conference źHEALTH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT IN THE EURASIAN ECO
Scientific and Practical Conference Health
Technology Assessment Development in the Eurasian Economic Union, which
will be held on April 27-28, 2017 in Astana, the Republic of Kazakhstan.
conference is devoted to the issues of developing the health technology
assessment (hereinafter referred to as HTA) system and funding innovative and
costly health technologies in the Eurasian Economic Union (hereinafter referred
to as the EAEU) countries.
healthcare development in most countries faces the challenge of constant growth
of healthcare costs due to the expanding range of diagnostic and treatment
methods, and growing expectations and needs as well as the irreversible aging
of the population.
is a global problem of effective budget expenditure in the setting of limited
financial resources allocated for the healthcare system. To that end essential
changes in regulation of accessibility of new health technologies, drugs and
medical products acquired at the expense of public funds take place.
One of the most reliable, rational and
feasible approaches to support healthcare decisions is HTA.
consists of assessment clinical effectiveness and economic evaluation of new
and existing health technologies and is adopted in more than 60 countries. HTA
activities are strongly supported by the European Union (EU), the World Bank
and the World Health Organization.
there is a number of organizations and associations conducting health
technology assessment (HTA agencies) in the world. One of the most
authoritative of them is the European network for Health Technology Assessment
(EUnetHTA) consolidating all the European HTA agencies and implementing
projects aimed at harmonizing approaches to HTA. These kind of projects become of
great importance due to the intensifying of integration processes across the
post-Soviet territory, establishing of the Customs Union and regional Chapters
of forms CIS countries in the Eurasian Union and the International Society for
Pharmacoeconomic and Outcomes Research (ISPOR).
integration into decision-making system is strongly supported by the World
Health Organization as well.
HTA has been accepted politically and shaped structurally in almost every
developed and many developing countries of the world, with both common features
and differences in these activities being observed.
the importance of on-going changes and prospects for further development of HTA
system in the EAEU countries, Astana will host the Health Technology Assessment Development in the Eurasian Economic Union
conference with international participation.
event is aimed at consolidating HTA efforts in the EAEU, establishing an expert
platform for determining further development route and prospects and possibilities
for HTA integration in the EAEU countries as well as educating on basic HTA
conference is supported by the Eurasian Economic Commission Board, the Ministry
of Healthcare and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the
Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Finance of the
Russian Federation, the Interparliamentary Assembly of the CIS Member Nations
and the ISPOR Kazakhstan and Russia HTA Chapters.
event is expected to be attended by leading EU and EAEU experts in HTA and drug
provision as well as representatives of ministries of healthcare and medical
insurance funds of the EAEU member countries and the Russian Federation.
Topics to be discussed:
- funding of drug provision (specifics and market access stages) in the EAEU
- experience of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
- international experience in pricing of innovative drugs;
- application of multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) in the context of
- key requirements to initiate HTA system functioning;
- international experience on integration in the field of HTA;
- perspectives for HTA integration in the EAEU.
the conference a working group on the establishing of an HTA association
(alliance) within the EAEU is planned to be formed.
venue: Hilton Garden Inn Astana, Kabanbai Batyr Avenue, 15, Astana,
of the registration: 8:30 am.
of the event: 9:00 am.
you are interested in participation, please contact us at + 79164797524 or via