Established in 2007, the Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program (HITAP) is a semi-autonomous research institute in the Ministry of Public Health, Thailand, that works to make a difference in society through high-quality evidence to inform policy decisions on health. Since its inception, HITAP has conducted more than 200 studies to support healthcare resource allocation decisions having an impact both domestically and internationally. As part of its international work, HITAP has worked in more than 20 low- and middle-income countries, including India, Indonesia, Bhutan, Kenya, Myanmar, and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
In recognition of its efforts, in 2013, the World Health Organization cited HITAP as a research institute that was pivotal for the advancement of universal health coverage and, in 2019, the Wellcome Trust and Overseas Development Institute of the United Kingdom acknowledged HITAP as a health innovation to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Find out more about HITAP here.