The basic intensive program in the area of HTA (Health Technology Assesment) was held again in October and November this year for another 27 representatives of patient organizations. It was held at the Ministry of Health CR. The name of the program was „Involvement of patients in health care decision-making processes“and was diveded in 6 modules.
Based on basic course „Involvement of patients in the process of Health Technology Assessment – HTA I” that was held at the end of the year 2018, the Ministry of Health CR and the Association of Innovative Pharmaceutical Industry (AIFP) prepared advanced course for the same participants who received a certificate from the Minister of Health CR his deputies and executive director of AIFP.
The fourth annual all-day conference APO Summer School was held in the end of August
2018. The main topic was Health Technology Assessment and involvement of Czech patients.
The part of it was Round table with deputies of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic,
the State Institute for Drug Control, the European Parliament, the Czech Medical Association,
the Patient Council* and HTA experts from abroad. All the participants agreed about
importance of involvement patients in the new Czech pricing and reimbursement