Prof Jo Lord and Dr Kalipso Chalikidou visit Ghana to continue work on optimising hypertension care pathway

By Kalipso Chalkidou , Prof. Jo Lord Apr. 6, 2017

The Global Health and Development group at Imperial College London (formerly NICE International) has worked with the Ghanaian authorities, under the leadership of the country’s Ministry of Health for a number of years, with support from the UK’s Department for International Development and more recently the Rockefeller Foundation and PATH under ADP. Since the last visit in April 2016 at which …

Global Health and Development Participation 10th China Heath Technology Assessment Forum

By Kalipso Chalkidou Nov. 14, 2016

In November 2016, Kalipso Chalkidou participated in the 10th China HTA Forum at Hangzhou in SE China, under the auspices of Fudan University and with support from the China Medical Board. The Forum, attended by 300 delegates from academia, provincial and central administration and the international HTA community, was an opportunity to share experiences and commit to institutional partnerships including …

Workshop on reimbursement mechanisms to achieve UHC – organised by the World Health Organisation and international Decision Support Initiative

By Else Krajenbrink Nov. 10, 2016

On the 13thJuly 2016, Kalipso Chalkidou and Else Krajenbrink (GHD), Amanda Glassman (CGD), Karen Hofman (PRICELESS) and Yot Teerawattananon and Waranya Rattanavipapong (HITAP) participated in a WHO and iDSI co-hosted workshop in Geneva, Switzerland. The 3 day workshop aimed to cope out the content and process for developing guidance on HTA as a tool for reimbursement decisions to establish Universal …

Chinese Delegation visit and MoU signing – CNHDRC and Imperial College

By Else Krajenbrink Nov. 3, 2016

In October 2016, a delegation of 25 high level officials from the China National Health and Development Research Center (CNHDRC) and the National Health and Family Planning Committee (NHFPC) visited Imperial College to learn about the NHS, integrated care and health innovations. The visit was hosted by the Global Health and Development Group (GHD, former NICE International). The delegation received talks from …

Launch of UK supported Prosperity Fund project in Qingdao, China

By Francis Ruiz Nov. 2, 2016

On July 28th 2016, Francis Ruiz of the Global Health and Development group (GHD, formerly NICE International), participated in the launch of a UK supported Prosperity Fund project in Qingdao, China. The project, led by the China National Health Development Research Centre (CNHDRC), GHD’s key Chinese partner in an ongoing collaboration on health technology assessment (HTA), focuses on chronic disease …