HEDS is part of the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield. We undertake research, teaching, training and consultancy on all aspects of health related decision science, with a particular emphasis on health economics, HTA and evidence synthesis.
Friday, 17 November 2017
Professor Simon Dixon Invited Lecture at the Annual Meeting of the China Health Policy and Technology Assessment (HPTA) Network
Professor Simon Dixon gave an invited lecture to the 2nd Annual Meeting of the China Health Policy and Technology Assessment (HPTA) Network on 6th November. He was invited by Mrs Wei Fu, Director of the China National Health Development Research Centre (CNHDRC). The network aims to incorporate all Health Technology Assessment (HTA) resources in China to push forward the establishment of a national HTA mechanism. Simon used his research and NICE Technology Appraisal Committee experience to set out potential roles for academic health economists within a national HTA system.
Professor Simon Dixon
The meeting was in Wuhan and had delegates from across the whole of China. Other external speakers included Dr Sean Tunis, President of HTA International, and Francis Ruiz of the International Decision Support Initiative (IDSI) based at Imperial College London. Details from the talk can be viewed here although you will need to translate the page. You can use Google Translate to carry out that task.