KNOWLEDGE LIBRARY

iDSI Knowledge Repository – Feb 2017 Susie Colville Feb. 10, 2017 Over the past 4 years, iDSI partners have produced a wealth of Knowledge Products, tools, reports and articles offering valuable… READ MORE
Vaccination program in a resource-limited setting: A case study in the Philippines Nov. 7, 2016 iDSI core partner HITAP recently published the results of an economic evaluation study exploring the human resources for health impact… READ MORE
New working paper studies England & Wales, Thailand, Poland, and Japan to examine socio-cultural and political influences on HTA adoption Rebecca Dittrich Nov. 7, 2016 With changing population demographics and rising healthcare expenditures, countries have increasingly turned to the utilization of Health Technology Assessment (HTA)… READ MORE
Priority-setting for achieving universal health coverage Kalipso Chalkidou, Amanda Glassman, et al Jun. 3, 2016 Governments in low- and middle-income countries are legitimizing the implementation of universal health coverage (UHC), following a United Nation’s resolution… READ MORE
Deepening UK Partnership for Value for Money in Developing Country Health Systems – CGD Memo Amanda Glassman May. 31, 2016 iDSI Core Partner, the Center for Global Development (CGD) has published a report summarising key discussions held in March 2016 on the… READ MORE
New CHE Policy Briefing explores the Price-Affordability discrepancy in the NHS Karl Claxton May. 26, 2016 In a new Policy Briefing from the CHE, Karl Claxton discusses the discrepancy between prices charged for new medicines and… READ MORE
How can the UK state sector better collaborate with LMICs for health systems strengthening? Ruchi Baxi Mar. 30, 2016 How can the UK state sector better collaborate with LMICs for health systems strengthening? This paper outlines considerations and potential… READ MORE
Priority-setting for achieving universal health Kalipso Chalkidou, Amanda Glassman, et al Mar. 29, 2016 iDSI members and other international colleagues outline the case for priority-setting for Universal Health Coverage in this recent WHO Bulletin publication.… READ MORE
Conceptualization of cost-effectiveness thresholds – CHE research Beth Woods, Jessica Ochalek, et al Mar. 23, 2016 Good resource allocation decisions are those that best meet agreed social objectives within available resources. In healthcare, where a principal… READ MORE
Estimation of cost-effectiveness thresholds reflecting resource constraints – CHE research Jessica Ochalek, Beth Woods, et al Mar. 23, 2016 Conceptual clarity as to the underlying bases for cost-effectiveness thresholds is one thing; determining what cost-effectiveness thresholds are likely to… READ MORE
Enhancing knowledge transfer and exchange: Reflections from the Seattle workshop on evidence-informed policymaking Ryan Li Mar. 19, 2016 This paper identifies key insights from the international Decision Support Initiative (iDSI) workshop on Supporting Evidence-Informed Policymaking, held in Seattle… READ MORE
Workshop report: Supporting evidence-informed priority-setting John Lavis Mar. 17, 2016 This report highlights some of the key insights about how best to support evidence-informed priority setting, both those derived from… READ MORE