HTA in a global context

Organisation: 
University of Glasgow
Subject: 
General HTA
Course outline: 

The course aims to equip students with the necessary skills to develop an understanding of HTA guidance and processes in different jurisdictions, to critique HTA in different contexts and to gain technical and analytical skills in the application of HTA, with a particular focus on low-and middle- income countries.

Purpose

This course will cover HTA in different contexts, exploring geographical variation between high-income countries as well as looking more in-depth about how and why decision-making in healthcare may differ in low- and middle- income countries.

Content

Differences in structure of health care and reimbursement systems, HTA in decision making from a global perspective, Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) as health outcome measures, application of different methods in low and middle income countries (LMICs).

Programme structure

10 week online course comprising 10 lectures and accompanying practical exercises. The lectures will be 45min/1hr in duration and exercises associated with lectures will take a notional 2 hours for the participants to complete. Each week the academic lead will be responsible for monitoring and contributing to the discussion board. The exercise solutions will be posted on moodle the following week.

Type of training: 
10-week online course
Delivery mode: 
Online
Language: 
English
Location: 
Online
Cost: 
Paid
Last updated: 
13/04/2017