hospitals are the main entry for new and innovative health technologies . understanding health technology assessment HTA at a hospital setting means providing health care professionals and decision makers with contextualized assistance and how to make sound investment decisions on innovations to ensure that good-value innovative health technologies reach clinicalIt will make available pragmatic knowledge and tools to facilitate
There are glaring gaps in evidence based healthcare service delivery, public policy and decision making in Uganda especially related to patient centered health care. As a result, the number of people suffering from one or more diseases is rapidly increasing. The existing systems of care do not adequately address these increasing conditions. To adequately address this issue, complex health technologies, such as disease management programs, or specialized palliative care services are needed.
The overall aim is to provide decision makers with contextualized assistance on how to make sound investment decisions on innovations to ensure that good value innovative health technologies reach clinical practice. The project will help to Increase HTA Visibility in Ugandaa by providing an opportunity for a formal connection of health technologies (HTs) and build a new working relationship among healthcare professionals and health system strengthening as well as effective inv
o A Hospital -based HTA committee on HIV/AIDS and TB established at each of the participating referral and private hospitals to oversee matters related to HTA and in accordance with national HIV and TB policies o Develop a logic model template to provide a concise graphical overview of the complex concepts of HIV/AIDS and TB o A sample tested guide for assessing the effectiveness, socio-cultural, ethical, economic and legal issues, patient preferences, the context and implementation of the te