Wednesday, October 27, 2010: 8:00 AM
Grand Ballroom East (Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel)
* Candidate for the Lee B. Lusted Student Prize Competition
Ron Goeree, MA
HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT AROUND THE WORLD: HIGH AND LOW RESOURCE SETTINGS, LIBERTARIAN
The session will offer a survey of how new drugs and technologies are evaluated around the world. Four speakers have been invited from countries with varying health systems, in varying resource settings. Each speaker will discuss the institutions and methods employed in their countries and describe the specific challenges that face their health systems in the next decade.