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Yot Teerawattananon

Senior Researcher

Thailand
Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program (HITAP)

Biography

Dr. Yot Teerawattananon is a founding leader of the Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program (HITAP), which is a semi-autonomous research institute of Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health. The works of HITAP have been used to inform policy decisions regarding the adoption of medicines, medical devices, health promotion and disease prevention programmes under the Universal Health Coverage Scheme and the national pharmaceutical reimbursement list, the National List of Essential Medicines.


Yot has gone on to provide technical advice to many national and international agencies such as: the Gates Foundation, WHO, World Bank, Asian Development Bank and the Centre for Global Development (CGD), giving him a broad knowledge of key issues in global health. He is also one of the founders of HTAsiaLink, a regional networks comprising of governmental health technology assessment agencies in South Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam, Bhutan and Thailand.


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CEA studies may be prospective studies or modelled studies

CEA studies may be prospective studies or modelled studies. Would economic evaluations be called “modelled studies” (clinical outcome is taken from systematic review and meta-analysis) rather than collecting primary data to measure clinical outcomes? If data for clinical outcome is collected, sh...

Asked: 27 Feb 2017  |   575 views  |   1 answer

Can discount rates use the country’s inflation rates, instead of using rates such as 3-6%, as indicated in some guidelines?

Can discount rates use the country’s inflation rates, instead of using rates such as 3-6%, as indicated in some guidelines?

Asked: 27 Feb 2017  |   561 views  |   1 answer

If a hospital would like to undertake a study on economic evaluation, what threshold should the hospital use? Since threshold is applied on a national level, can the hospital simply use ACER instead of ICER? Many

If a hospital would like to undertake a study on economic evaluation, what threshold should the hospital use? Since threshold is applied on a national level, can the hospital simply use ACER instead of ICER? Many

Asked: 27 Feb 2017  |   527 views  |   1 answer

Why should countries consider using MCDA, in addition to economic evaluations?

Why should countries consider using MCDA, in addition to economic evaluations?

Asked: 27 Feb 2017  |   438 views  |   2 answers

How to prevent drug companies to mess with my economic evaluation study??

How to prevent drug companies to mess with my economic evaluation study?

Asked: 08 Mar 2017  |   546 views  |   2 answers

QALY

What is a QALY?

Asked: 09 May 2017  |   428 views  |   1 answer

Expected Value of Perfect Information

How useful really is Expected Value of Perfect Information as an additional analysis to support decision-making for the healthcare system? Are there settings/countries now who are conducting this as part of their standard analysis to complement the results of cost effectiveness analysis?

Asked: 30 May 2018  |   301 views  |   2 answers

WHO threshold report for outcomes other than DALY

Hello there. I am conducting a thesis on CEA. my outcome report is in cost per HIV positive client identified. The WHO threshold recommend GDP per capita compared with cost per DALY averted. I saw one study report their finding in cost per positive client identified and compare it with the country'...

Asked: 21 Aug 2018  |   296 views  |   3 answers

tools or instrument or scale

Hi we are going to make a change in some health care programs, now i'm looking for some valid tools, scales,...which can help to assess cost-effectiveness of new program. I want to assess cost-effectiveness of new program based on it's needed equipment, facilities, employees, and space. Is there ...

Asked: 10 Apr 2019  |   105 views  |   2 answers

how to conduct an economic evaluation of already existing program?

There is a program in my country which have started a decade ago. The government want to conduct economic evaluation of that program in a health facility. The program has both curative and preventive interventions for primary health care (vaccination, de-worming, family health, health education and ...

Asked: 13 Apr 2019  |   134 views  |   2 answers

Choice of journal for publication

Which journal should I go for a publication of research on Economic evaluation of vaccine?

Asked: 24 Jun 2019  |   105 views  |   3 answers

Is life year gained (LYG) estimate suitable for use with the WHO threshold?

We did a cost-effectiveness study of a program using LiST spectrum. We have reported our findings in cost per life year gained (LYG). Is it possible to compare the cost per LYG with the WHO GDP/capita threshold? The GDP/capita of the WHO is in cost per DALY. Or, is there a way to convert LYG to DALY...

Asked: 07 Sep 2019  |   67 views  |   3 answers