Health technology assessment in the Asia Pacific region.

@article{Sivalal2009HealthTA,
  title={Health technology assessment in the Asia Pacific region.},
  author={Sadasivan Sivalal},
  journal={International journal of technology assessment in health care},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 Suppl 1},
  pages={196-201}
}
OBJECTIVES Although health technology assessment (HTA) has been well established in all developed countries, it has not found a firm footing in many developing countries. This is especially true of the Asia Pacific region, which has much of the world population. METHODS The beginnings of HTA in this region go back to the work of Dr. David Banta in China… CONTINUE READING