SOUTHERN AFRICAN HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT SOCIETY (SAHTAS) is a scientific and society for all those who produce, use, or encounter HTA in Southern Africa. SAHTAS embraces all stakeholders, including researchers, agencies, policymakers, industry, academia, health service providers, and patients/consumers, and acts as a neutral forum for collaboration and the sharing of information and expertise in Southern Africa.

International Networks

Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi):
International society for policy-makers, researchers and users of HTA reports

International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment (INAHTA):
Network of predominantly publicly funded HTA agencies, which maintains a database of project reports of member organizations

The network facilitates exchange of information on important emerging new drugs, devices, procedures, programmes and settings in health care.

European Network for Health Technology Assessment (EunetHTA):
EUnetHTA supports the collaboration between European HTA organisations which brings added value to healthcare systems at the European, national and regional level. It is responsible for the scientific and technical cooperation of the European HTA Network (

Central and Eastern European Society of Technology Assessment in Health Care (CEESTAHC):
Association of professionals in the field of HTA analyses and assessment of quality of clinical studies from the central and eastern European countries.

It is a network to support collaboration between Asian HTA agencies. It focuses on facilitating HTA research by accelerating information and resources sharing and developing an efficient methodology for HTA in the region.


The HTA Network of the Americas (Red de Evaluación de Tecnologías en Salud de las Américas – RedETSA) has 14 countries represented by their Ministries, and 25 institutions, aiming to strengthen and promote the evaluation process of technologies in the Americas, enabling the exchange of information and creation of regional resolutions and documents. The network runs online meetings and plans online educational programs.



South Africa:

CMeRC Health Technology Assessment Unit

Asia, Australia, Oceania


Health Technology Assessment Section (MaHTAS), Ministry of Health, Malaysia

South Korea

Committee for New Health Technology Assessment

National Evidence-based healthcare Collaboration Agency (NECA)


Centre for Drug Evaluation (CDE), Taiwan


Health Intervenion and Technology Assessment Program (HITAP)


Adelaide Health Technology Assessment (AHTA)

Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC)

Australian Safety and Efficacy Register of New Interventional Procedures – Surgical (ASERNIP-S)

Australia and New Zealand Horizon Scanning Network (ANZHSN)

Health Policy Advisory Committee on Technology (Health Pact)

New Zealand

Health Services Assessment Collaboration (HSAC)

New Zealand National Health Committee (NHC)



Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE)


Danish Centre for Evaluation and HTA (DACEHTA)

Danish Institute for Health Services Research and Development (DSI)

HTA & Health Services Research Department of HTA, Centre for Public Health


Finnish Office for Health Care Technology Assessment (FINOHTA)


La Haute Autorité de Santé (HAS)

Comité d’Evaluation et de Diffusion des Innovations Technologiques Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris (CEDIT)

Great Britain

NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC)

National Horizon Scanning Centre (NHSC)

National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE)

UK Health Technology Assessment Programme

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD)


Israeli Center for Technology Assessment in Health Care, The Gertner Institute (ICTAHC)


HTA-Unit der Universitätspoliklinik der Katholischen Universität Rom
Unità di Valutazione delle Tecnologie (UVT) – nur italienisch

Società Italiana di Health Technology Assessment (SIHTA)


State Health Care Accredtation Agency (VASPVT)


National Health Care Institute (ZINL)

Health Council of the Netherlands

TNO Prevention and Health


NOKC – Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services (former SMM)


Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institut für Health Technology Assessment

Gesundheit Österreich GmbH (GÖG)


Agency for Health Technology Assessment in Poland (AOTM)


Quality Improvement Scotland (NHS QIS)


Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care (SBU)

CMT – Center for Medical Technology Assessment, Linköping University


Bundesamt für Gesundheit im Eidgenössischen Department des Innern



Agencia de Evaluación de Tecnologias Sanitarias Instituto de Salud “Carlos III” (AETS)
Agencia para la Formación, Investigación Y Estudios Sanitarios de la Comunidad de Madrid Pedro Laín Entralgo (UETS)

Agencia de Evaluación de Tecnologías Sanitarias de Andalucía (AETSA)
Catalan Agency for Health Information, Assessment and Quality (CAHIAQ)

Basque Office for Health Technology Assessment (OSTEBA)

Asociación Española de Evaluación de Tecnologías Sanitarias (AEETS)

Galician Agency for Health Technology Assessment


Unit of Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment, Department of Public Policy and Management, Budapest University of Economic Studies (HunHTA)

North America


Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH)

Institute of Health Economics, Alberta, HTA-Programm

Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESS)


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Center for Outcomes & Evidence (AHRQ)

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP)

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Blue Cross / Blues Shield Association Technology Evaluation Center (TEC)

VA Technology Assessment Program (VATAP)

Central – and South America


Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy

National Coordination Unit of Health Technology Assessment and Implementation (UCEETS)


Brazilian Network for Health Technology Assessment (REBRATS)

HTA Center School of Medicine, Sao Paulo


Unidad De Tecnologias De Salud, Ministerio De Salud De Chile (ETESA)


National Center for Health Technology Excellence (CENETEC)

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