The one-day scientific conference "Pharmacoeconomics in Slovakia XXXIII" - "Trends in Pharamcoeconomics and Health Technology Assessment and their use in Drug and Health Policy", was held in May 24, 2017 in Bratislava, Slovakia.
The conference fulfilled its ambition to reflect on the situation in the field of drug policy and incentives from WHO, EU and Slovak Republic in pharmacoeconomics and health technology assessment, on the trends and perspectives of possible implementation in practice.
It was divided into 3 sections:
Trends in Pharmacoeconomics and health Technology Assessment
News from Drug Policy
Diabetology in Present Time and its Perspective in Cinical Practice, Pharmacoeconomics and HTA
The conference was organized by Slovak Society for Pharmacoeconomics (SSFE) and WHO Bureau fro Slovakia, and with the participation of ISPOR Chapter Slovakia, Faculty of Health Care of Trencin University and Institute of Pharmacology of Slovak Medical University.
We are very glad that we have welcomed the representatives of Ministry of Health as speakers and also several other institutional speakers from Health Insurance Funds, Slovak Medical University, Patient's Association. We assumed that the conference had high quality and that the content was greatly beneficial for all participants.
All presented lectures are published on the website of WHO Bureau in slovakia (www.who.sk) a few days after the conference.
There were more than 100 participants registered, 16 lectures were presented in total. (Report from ISPOR Slovakia Chapter).
ISPOR Slovakia Chapter Activities at the Vienna Congress.
ISPOR 19th Annual European Congress in Vienna, Austria brought together under 5000 attendees from 89 countries of the world; congress featured nearly 2,500 presentations and included decision-makers, government officials, leading researchers and experts, academicians, students, pharmacists, public and private payers, HTA bodies, patients, patient advocates and many other stakeholders.
EMEA chapters showed great enthusiasm in organizing eminent meetings presenting interesting and urgent topics for the discussion, attracting numerous audience.
ISPOR Global Networks acknowledge a notable participation of ISPOR Slovakia Chapter Activities at the Vienna Congress: CEE Network Executive and Working Committee meetings, CEE Network Reception, plenary sessions, poster and podium presentations, issue panels, etc.
ISPOR Slovakia conducted a very constructive meeting discussing many exciting topics of great interest
The seminar, which took place on February 25th, 2015, in Bratislava, addressed all aspects of the preparation for BIA: legislative and methodological requirements in Slovakia, including requirements for calculation of costs and identifying the target population for treatment. More than 50 attendees from different work areas (academia, payers, students, industry representatives, health care providers) participated in this seminar. In addition to theoretical lectures, practical examples of BIA modelling were performed. Representative of health authority discussed the payer view and requirements on BIA. Participation in the seminar was accredited by the Slovak Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.
|President||Martin Visnansky, PharmD, MBA, PhD, MSc (HTA)|
|Past-President||Dominik Tomek, PharmD, MPH, PhD|
|Secretary/Treasurer||Stanislava Mackovicova, Ing|
|Director, Methodology & Scientific Events||Lucia Hlavinkova, MD, PhD|
|Director, Student Activities||Marek Psota, MSc, PhD|
|Director, Patient Activities||Igor Novak, MD|
|Director, Publication Activities||Martina Ondrusova, RNDr, PhD, MPH|
Contact InformationISPOR Slovakia Regional Chapter Office