WEDNESDAY 8 MAY 2024 ( Day 1 )

Plenary 1 - Ballroom A | 9:00 - 10:45 AM
From Data to Action: Leveraging AI and RWE for Informed Priority Setting

Dr Jasmine Pwu
Dr. Jasmine Pwu

Fu-Jen Catholic University

Prof Jeffrey Hoch
Prof. Jeffrey Hoch

University of California, Davis

Dr Chen Wenjia
Asst. Prof. Wenjia Chen

National University of Singapore

Sameer Pujari
Mr. Sameer Pujari

Vice chair, WHO and ITU Focus group on A14 Health

Assoc Prof Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai
Assoc. Prof. Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai, PhD

Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program

Parallel Session 1 | 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Room: Ballroom A

Title: P003 – Advancing Social Participation and Deliberation in HTA Appraisal Processes

Organizers: Tessa Edejer, Andrew Mirelman, Kira Koch, Rob Baltussen, Luciene Bonan, Shankar Prinja

Room: Ballroom B

Title: P037 – Severity – Evidence and Application

Organizers: Mathias Barra, Lars  Sandman, David Whitehurst, Sindre A. Horn

Room: Ballroom C

Title: P021 – Implementing and Institutionalizing Deliberative Evidence-Informed Priority Setting (EIPS) in Healthcare in Low and Middle-Income Countries: Experience and Lessons Learnt from Nepal, Ghana, and Tanzania

Organizers: Kjell Arne, Johansson Lumbwe, Chola Amani, Thomas Mori, Omar Mwalim, Chantelle Boudreaux

Room: Thonburi

Title: P042 – To CET or Not to CET: That is the Question

Organizers: Alec Morton, Yot Teerawattananon, Hwee Lin Wee, Zhao Kun, Justice Nonvignon, Wija Oortwijn, Jeffrey Hoch

Room: Lotus

Title: P024 – Navigating the Health Technology Assessment Guideline Development

Organizers: Manit Sittimart, Siobhan Botwright, Nouran Eldesouky, Ahmed Saied Hammad, Gavin Surgey, Jasmine Pwu

Room: Orchid

Title: P041 – The Ethics of Health Research Priority Setting: New Guidance from the World Health Organization

Organizers: Joseph Millum, Katherine Littler, Phaik Yeong Cheah, Teck Chuan Voo, Lydia Kapiriri

Plenary 2 - Ballroom A | 13:00 - 14:15 PM
Accelerating Priority Setting: Harnessing Early HTA

Dr Wang Yi
Dr. Wang Yi

Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore

Dr Maneerat Ekkapongpisit
Dr. Maneerat Ekkapongpisit

Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit

Dr. Maarten Ijzerman
Prof. Maarten Ijzerman

Erasmus School of Health Policy and Management, Netherlands

Dr Raymond Hutubessy
Dr. Raymond Hutubessy

Team lead of VoV and modelling team in WHO

Professor Paula Lorgelly
Prof. Paula Lorgelly

University of Auckland

Parallel Session 2 | 14:30 - 15:30 PM

Room: Ballroom A

Title: P013 – Equity in HTA (Part 1): Country Case Studies on Advancing the Building Blocks to Conduct a Distributional Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Organizers: Sitanshu Sekhar Kar, Kyoko Shimamoto, Xiaoning He, Gunjeet Kaur, Sarin KC, Chittawan Poonsiri, Ryota Nakamura, Natalie Carvalho, Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai

Room: Ballroom B

Title: P009 – Countries’ Experiences on the Impact of Conflicts on Health Priority Setting

Organizers: Mohamed Jama, Haniye Sadat Sajadi, Pitiphon Promduangsi, Mohammad Musa, Elham Ehsani, Reza Majdzadeh

Room: Ballroom C

Title: P029 – Prioritising Precision Medicine in Asia

Organizers: Hwee Lin Wee, Yot Teerawattananon, Asrul Akmal Shafie, Jeonghoon Ahn, Yue Xiao

Room: Thonburi

Title: P027 – Organising the Appraisal Phase in Health Benefit Package Design What is the Role Of MCDA?

Organizers: Rob Baltussen, James Humuza, Mojtaba Nouhi, Brian Asare, Tessa Edejer

Room: Lotus

Title: P045 – Sustainably Encouraging Pharmaceutical Innovation in Thailand

Organizers: Jessica Ochalek, Francis Panlilio

Room: Orchid

Title: P006 – Building Institutions for Priority Setting in Health

Organizers: Alexandre Lemgruber, Augustina Koduah, Edwine Barasa, Janine Jugathpal, Jasmine Pwu, Juhwan Oh, Marelize Gorgens, Rahab Mbau, Saudamini Dabak

Parallel Session 3 | 16:15 - 17:30 PM

Room: Ballroom A

• A194 Using Time Driven Activity Based Costing for Defining and Integrating Essential Non-Communicable Disease Interventions
Presenter: Prajita Mali

• A047 Delivering Cancer Interventions in Nepal: Cost-Effectiveness and Equity Impact Analyses
Presenter: Pratik Khanal

• A053 Development of a Web-Based Research Impact Evaluation Platform for Translational Research
Presenter: Maneerat Ekkapongpisit

• A093 Factors Influencing Institutionalization of Health Technology Assessment in Kenya
Presenter: Rahab Mbau

Room: Ballroom B

• A050 Developing Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Organizational Development Canvas as Guide for Institutionalization
Presenter: Ryan Rachmad Nugraha

• A180 The Scope of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Health Planning and Preparedness in Disaster-Prone Countries Like Nepal
Presenter: Sagun Paudel

• A157 Quality of Life Among Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis in Zanzibar
Presenter: Sanaa Said

• A016 Applying Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis in Prioritization of TB Diagnostics: Lessons from Capacity Building Exercise
Presenter: Rozar Prawiranegara

Room: Ballroom C

• A165 Sensitivity Analysis of the Revised Prioritization Criteria for Health Technology Assessments in the Philippines
Presenter: Sarah May Obmaña

• A155 Promoting Equitable Vaccine Access: Prioritizing Meaningful Engagement with CSOs and Communities in Indonesia
Presenter: Sayyid Muhammad Jundullah

• A166 Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Guided Neck Dissection Versus Elective Neck Dissection in the Management of Early-Stage Oral Cavity Cancer: A Cost-Utility Analysis
Presenter: Shweta Sharda

• A066 Eliciting Aversion to Inequality in Health in a Representative Sample of the Norwegian Population
Presenter: Sindre August Horn

Room: Thonburi

• A019 Are Decision Rules for Priority-Setting Actually Used? A Qualitative Analysis of the Cost-Effectiveness Threshold in Thailand
Presenter: Siobhan Botwright

• A018 Are Ashas Cost-Effective in Increasing the Uptake of Institutional Deliveries for Expectant Mothers in India?
Presenter: Sujata Mishra

• A114 Implications for Policy and Practice of Healthcare Seeking Journeys in Rural India
Presenter: Sumit Kane

• A025 Assessing the Viability of Evidence Generation and Uptake in Health Decision-Making in Lao PDR
Presenter: Sysavanh Phommachanh

Room: Lotus

• A163 Saving Lives and Preventing Poverty with Kangaroo Mother Care for Low Birthweight Newborns in India: An Extended Cost Effectiveness Analysis
Presenter: Tarun Shankar Choudhary

• A201 From Principle to Practice: Using Precautionary Principle to Tackle Plastic Pollution and Its Health Implications
Presenter: Nujpanit Narkpitaks

• A169 Sub-Saharan Africas Priority Setting Landscape for Health Technologies Selected as Primary-Level Essential Medicines and Diagnostic Tests
Presenter: Trudy Leong

• A044 Cost-Utility Analysis of Sutureless and Rapid Deployment Versus Conventional Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Moderate to Severe Aortic Stenosis in Thailand
Presenter: Unchalee Permsuwan

Room: Orchid

• A134 Navigating Public Policy Responses to a Pandemic: The Balancing Act Between Physical Health, Mental Health, and Household Income
Presenter: Eric Andrew Finkelstein

• A116 Indoor Air Pollution of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in Hospitals, Thailand: Review of Current Practices, Challenges, and Recommendations
Presenter: Wissawa Malakan

• A172 Thailand’s Telemedicine in Action: Learning from Health Provider Experience
Presenter: Vilawan Luankongsomchit

• A048 Determining the Willingness-To-Pay Based Threshold to Aid Health Technology Assessment in India
Presenter: Yashika Chugh


THURSDAY 9 MAY 2024 ( Day 2 )

Plenary 3 - Ballroom A | 9:00 - 10:15 AM
Ethics at the Heart of Health Priority Setting: Striking the Balance between Efficacy and Equity

Ole Frithjof Norheim
Ole Frithjof Norheim

University of Bergen

Dr Sitanshu Sekhar Kar
Dr. Sitanshu Sekhar Kar

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research

Dr Phusit Prakongsai
Dr. Phusit Prakongsai

Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University

Dr Mayfong Mayxay
Dr. Mayfong Mayxay

Lao-Oxford-Mahosot Hospital-Wellcome Trust Resarch Unit

Beverly Essue
Beverley Essue

University of Toronto

Parallel Session 4 | 10:45 - 11:45 AM

Room: Ballroom A

• A137 Optimizing Screening of Diabetic Retinopathy at Ayushman Bharat-Health and Wellness Centres in India: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
Presenter: Neha Purohit

• A081 Evaluating Tools for Identifying Pregnant Women at Risk of Delivering Growth Restricted Babies Analysis from a Prospective Cohort Study in India
Presenter: Nikhil Sharma

• A073 Enhancing Health Priorities in Zanzibar: Analysis of 302 Healthcare Interventions for Cost Effectiveness, Equity, Budget Impact and Disease Burden Averted in the Essential Healthcare Package
Presenter: Omar Mwalim

• A024 Assessing the Reproducibility of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Supported Tools Used in the Screening Phase of Systematic Reviews: A Combined Systematic Review and Qualitative Assessment
Presenter: Parthibane Sivanantham

Room: Ballroom B

• A087 Exploring Health Inequality Aversion Among Thai Policymakers and General Publics Through Health Inequality Aversion Survey
Presenter: Picharee Karunayawong

• A189 Use of District Health Information System (DHIS2) as Integrated Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Platform in Resource-Poor Settings: An Exploratory Pre-Implementation Assessment of the One Health Stakeholders Viewpoints in Ethiopia
Presenter: Muhammad Asaduzzaman

• A057 Development of the Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for the Health Technology Assessment Topic Selection
Presenter: Mutia A. Sayekti

• A135 Nurses Priority-Setting: A Struggle on Different Fronts. A Qualitative Interview Study Exploring Nursing-Home Nurses Experiences of Prioritizations for Older Residents Health and Wellbeing During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Presenter: My Eklund Saksberg

Room: Ballroom C

• A192 Using Real-World Data and Evidence for Health Technology Assessment in Asia: Framework and Findings from Scoping Review
Presenter: Ryan Rachmad Nugraha

• A077 Establishing National Hospital Costing Systems: Learnings from the Indian Experience
Presenter: Yashika Chugh

• A069 Ending Preventable Maternal Deaths: Three Priorities for Maternal Health in Malawi
Presenter: Mtisunge Joshua Gondwe

• A011 Advancing Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Collaboration in Asia
Presenter: Christian Suharlim

Room: Thonburi

• A075 Equity-Centered Analysis of Australians Pharmaceutical Benefit Advisory Committee (PBAC) Vaccine Funding Recommendations: A Critical Review of Public Summary Documents
Presenter: Marie-Anne Boujaoude

• A076 Essential Emergency and Critical Care to Enhance Public Health Emergency Response: A Cost-Effectiveness Study from Ethiopia
Presenter: Marta Minwyelet Terefe

• A191 Using Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) to Enhance Deliberative Processes of Indonesias HTA Appraisal

Presenter: Miftahussaadah Miftahussaadah

• A154 Priority Setting of Vaccine Introduction in Bangladesh Using Multi Criteria Decision Analysis
Presenter: Mohammad Sabbir Haider

Room: Lotus

• A020 Artificial Intelligence in the Early Detection of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presenter: Lyazzat Kosherbayeva

• A055 Development of Decision Framework for the Assessment of Covid-19 Health Technologies
Presenter: Lyka Rica Salazar

• A132 National Immunization Programme Decision-Making Using the Capacity Decision-Support Tool: User Feedback from Indonesia and Ethiopia
Presenter: Maarten Jansen

• A108 Impact of Covid-19 on National Tuberculosis Control Services in Bangladesh: Findings from Patients and Service Providers Perspectives
Presenter: Mahy Md. Murtayes Jubayer

Room: Orchid

• A136 Optimal Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Strategies in the Context of Vaccine Supply Constraints in 100 Countries
Presenter: Kiesha Prem

• A121 Is Nepal on Track in Its Path Towards UHC 2030? Evaluating the Current Essential Health Care Package with Vision 2030
Presenter: Krishna Kumar Aryal

• A061 Do Moral Views Change During a National Crisis? A Pre-Registered Experiment
Presenter: Liam Strand

• A094 Feasibility and Acceptability of Health Technology Assessment in Malawi
Presenter: Lucky G Ngwira

Plenary 4 - Ballroom A | 13:00 - 14:15 PM
Greening Our Health Prioritizing Environmental Sustainability

Dr Sarawut Thepanondh
Dr. Sarawut Thepanondh

Mahidol University

Prof Nick Watts
Prof. Nick Watts

Centre for Sustainable Medicine, National University of Singapore

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Mr. Ramon San Pascual​

Executive Director, Health Care Without Harm - Asia

Dr Renzo Guinto
Dr. Renzo Guinto

St. Luke’s Medical Center College of Medicine

Parallel Session 5 | 14:30 - 15:45 PM

Room: Ballroom A

Title: P033 – Pushing the Edges of the Envelope: Future-Proofing Health Technology Assessment in the Era of Innovation

Organizers: Jooyeon Park, Yot Teerawattananon

Room: Ballroom B

Title: P046 – Topic Selection for HTA: An Overlooked Step in Priority Setting in LMIC?

Organizers: Elizabeth Peacocke, Lieke Heupink, Lumbwe Chola, Roza Binti Saimin, Mouna Jameleddine, Tessa Edejer, Obinna Onwujekwe, Justice Nonvignon, Katrine Fronsdal

Room: Ballroom C

Title: P010 – Disease Control Priorities, 4th Edition: Fair Distribution and Financial Risk Protection

Organizers: Mizan Kiros, Marta Minwyelet, Stéphane Verguet, Josephine Gakii Gatua, Ijeoma Edoka

Room: Thonburi

Title: P023 – Institutionalizing Health Benefit Package Design: Bringing Together Concepts and Tools

Organizers: Karin Stenberg, Altea Sitruk, Andrew Mirelman, Ermias Dessie, Lusiana Siti Masytoh

Room: Lotus

Title: P025 – Operationalizing the Evidence-Informed Deliberative Processes for Priority Setting in Low and Low-Middle-Income Countries

Organizers: Reza Majdzadeh, Rob Baltussen, Solomon Memirie, Majtaba Nouhi, Maryam Huda

Room: Orchid

Title: P015 – Harnessing the Potential of Implementation Science to Advance Universal Health Coverage (UHC): A Workshop on UHC Research Priorities

Organizers: Lydia Kapiriri, Megumi Rosenberg, Kannikar Kijtiwatchakul

Parallel Session 6 | 16:15 - 17:30 PM

Room: Ballroom A

• A015 Application of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis and Deliberative Processes to Health Care Priority Setting in Low- And-Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review of Literature
Presenter: Godwin Gulbi

• A078 Establishing Priority Setting for the Assessment of Long-Term Care Insurance Service Items in China
Presenter: Guanqiao Li

• A070 Engagement of Vulnerable Ethnic Communities (VECS) in Health Research Activities: Views from Datooga, Maasai and Hadzabe from Arusha and Manyara Regions in Developing Guideline, in Tanzania
Presenter: Emmanuel Makundi

• A106 Identification and Implications of Drug Policies for Financial Sustainable Health Care: An Australian Case Study
Presenter: Hansoo Kim

• A200 Equitable chances as a new paradigm in rationing scarce resources under Crisis Standards of Care
Presenter: Harald Schmidt

Room: Ballroom B

• A082 Evidence Based TB Planning in Resource Limited Countries: Experience on Intervention Prioritization Processes in Ethiopia and Namibia
Presenter: Demelash Abebe

• A080 Evaluating Efficiency and Equity of Prevention and Control Strategies of Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease in India: An Extended Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
Presenter: Jyoti Dixit

Room: Ballroom C

• A111 Impact of Pandemic on Budgetary Allocation for Health Projects: A Study of Local Bodies of Kerala, India
Presenter: Chintha Sujatha

• A098 Health Technology Assessment for Medical Devices: A Cross-Country Study of Methodological Approaches
Presenter: Christian Suharlim

• A017 Applying the Equity Lens to a Prospective Hospital Based Cohort of Pregnant Women in a Low-Middle Income Setting
Presenter: Deepika Rathna Murugesan

• A153 Priority Setting and Technological Advances in Medicine: Fair Improvements for All?
Presenter: Bjoern Schmitz-Luhn

Room: Thonburi

Title: P030 – Prioritizing Cancer Services in Low- And Middle-Income Settings: Challenges and Lessons Learned from Benefits Package Design in Rwanda

Organizers: Anna Vassall, Rob Baltussen, Stella Umuhoza, Andres Madriz-Montero, Cassandra Nemzoff, Regis Hitmana, James Humuza

Room: Lotus

• A130 Model Calibration to Harness Real-World Evidence in a Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Adjuvant Trastuzumab in Indonesia
Presenter: Rizki Mahardya

• A032 Burden of Disease and the Need for Health Financing Reforms in Nepal
Presenter: Achyut Raj Pandey

• A187 Understanding the Extent of Economic Evidence Usage for Informing Policy Decisions in The Context of Indias National Health Insurance Scheme Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (Pm-Jay)
Presenter: Deepshikha Sharma

Room: Orchid

• A037 Clinical Rationing of Orphan Drugs: Implementation of CFTR-Modulators Against Cystic Fibrosis in Norway
Presenter: Audun Brendbekken

• A144 Planning with A Gender Lens: A Gender Analysis of Pandemic Preparedness Plans from Eight Countries in Africa
Presenter: Beverley Essue

• A046 Critical Review on Health Insurance Program in Nepal
Presenter: Biraj Karmacharya


FRIDAY 10 MAY 2024 ( Day 3 )

Parallel Session 7 | 09:00 - 10:15 AM

Room: Ballroom A

Title: P044 – What’s the Risk of Making the Wrong Decision? Exploring Existing Methods to Inform Health Benefits Packages

Organizers: Regis Hitimana, Cassandra Nemzoff, Rob Baltussen, Jessica Ochalek, Siobhan Botwright, Anna Vassall, Mark Jit

Room: Ballroom B

Title: P034 – Set Priority and Design Target Product Profiles for Medical Innovation Development

Organizers: Yi Wang, Teerawat Wiwatpanit

Room: Ballroom C

Title: P022 – Instituting or Refining Deliberation in HTA: Can We Live Up to Expectations?

Organizers: Rob Baltussen, Wija Oortwijn, Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai, Michael DiStefano, Marita Tolentino-Reyes

Room: Thonburi

Title: P031 – Priority Setting for Vaccination Programs Using Health Technology Assessment and Public Health Modelling

Organizers: Alex Cook

Room: Lotus

Title: P018 – Health Technology Assessment in Times of Crisis: What Do We Know Today and What Do We Need to Know for the Future?

Organizers: Tessa Edejer, Adrian Gheorghe, Altea Sitruk, Andrew Mirelman, Raymond Hutubessy, Oresta Piniazhko

Room: Orchid

Title: P039 – Strengthening Strategic Health Purchasing in Southeast Asia: An Overview of Regional Practices, Challenges and Capacity-Building Needs

Organizers: Jeremy LIM, Kiesha Prem, Yot Teerawattanon, Capucine Barcellona

Plenary 5 - Ballroom A | 10:30 - 11:45 AM
Navigating the Healthcare Maze: Multi-Determinants and Crisis Prioritization

Dr Valerie A Luyckx
Dr. Valerie A Luyckx

University of Zurich

Dr Wahid Majrooh
Dr. Wahid Majrooh

Afghanistan Center for Health and Peace Studies

Dr Wee Hwee Lin
Dr. Wee Hwee Lin

Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore

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