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Ref.No. [Initiator]
ARG-33 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre in Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Dr. Andres Pichon- Riviere
  Dr. Federico Augustovski




Institution:
  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT AND ECONOMIC EVALUATION
  INSTITUTO DE EFECTIVIDAD CLÍNICA Y SANITARIA (IECS)
Address:
  Dr. Emilio Ravignani 2024
  C1414CPV
 
Town:
  BUENOS AIRES
Country:
  ARGENTINA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  541147778767
Fax:
 
Web Site:
  http://www.iecs.org.ar
Date of Designation:
  23/Sep/2013
Last Redesignation:
  23/Sep/2013
Expiry:
  23/Sep/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. Support WHO/PAHO in the activities related to the Health Technology Assessment Network of the Americas (RedETSA) 
  2. Support WHO/PAHO in Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and clinical effectiveness training 
  3. Support WHO/ PAHO with information on the clinical effectiveness, safety and cost-effectiveness of drugs, medical equipment, clinical procedures and other health technologies for reference 
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Subjects:
  1. Health Technology (including laboratory services; but excluding blood safety) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Evaluation  
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 11.3 - Evidence based policy guidance on promoting scientifically sound and cost-effective use of medical products and technologies by health workers and consumers developed and supported within the Secretariat and regional and national programmes.
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  LEMGRUBER Alexandre
Phone:
 
Email:
  lemgruba@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  VELAZQUEZ BERUMEN Adriana
Phone:
  +41 22 79 11239
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork