Table 1

WHO Health Technology Assessment by country

CountryGovernancePurposeProcess transparencyPublic communication
National HTA organisationLegislative requirementHTA used in decision-makingGuidelinesConflict of interest declarationCivil society participationReports public available
Afghanistan, Albania, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Bulgaria, Bahrain, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Comoros, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States), Ghana, Kenya, Kiribati, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Libya, Republic of Moldova, Macedonia, Maldives, Peru, Qatar, San Marino, Somalia, VietnamNo/unsureNo/unsureNo/unsureNo/unsureNo/unsureNo/unsureNo/unsure
Armenia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Finland, GuatemalaYesYesAdvisoryYesYesYesYes
Austria, BelgiumYesNoAdvisoryYesYesNoYes
BangladeshNoYesUnsureYesNoYesYes
BelarusYesNoAdvisoryYesYesYesNo
Benin, Denmark, Thailand, United KingdomYesNoAdvisoryYesYesYesYes
BhutanYesYesAdvisoryYesYesNoNo
Cape VerdeYesNoNoNoNoNoYes
Cameroon, Monaco, Trinidad and TobagoNoNoAdvisoryNoUnsureNoUnsure
ChinaYesNoAdvisoryNoNoUnsureNo
Costa RicaNoNoAdvisoryNoYesYesYes
CroatiaYesYesAdvisoryYesYesYesYes
CubaYesNoAdvisoryNoNoNoYes
CyprusYesNoAdvisoryUnsureYesNoNo
Germany, Republic of Korea, Kazakhstan, RomaniaYesYesMandatoryYesYesYesYes
EcuadorYesNoAdvisoryYesYesUnsureYes
EgyptNoYesAdvisoryNoUnsureNoYes
EstoniaYesYesAdvisoryNoYesUnsureYes
EthiopiaNoNoMandatoryUnsureNoYesYes
Gambia, Slovenia, Sudan, Timor-LesteNoYesAdvisoryUnsureUnsureUnsureUnsure
GeorgiaYesYesMandatoryUnsureUnsureUnsureUnsure
GhanaYesNoAdvisoryUnsureUnsureUnsureUnsure
Hungary, IranYesYesAdvisoryYesNoYesNo
Iceland, MontenegroNoNoAdvisoryUnsureUnsureNoUnsure
IndiaYesNoAdvisoryYesYesYesNo
IndonesiaYesNoAdvisoryUnsureYesYesYes
IraqYesUnsureAdvisoryYesUnsureYesYes
ItalyYesNoAdvisoryYesYesYesYes
JamaicaYesUnsureAdvisoryYesUnsureYesUnsure
Japan, NorwayYesNoAdvisoryYesYesNoYes
JordanYesUnsureAdvisoryUnsureUnsureUnsureUnsure
LatviaNoYesMandatoryYesNoYesUnsure
LithuaniaYesYesAdvisoryNoNoNoNo
LuxembourgYesYesAdvisoryUnsureYesNoYes
MalaysiaYesNoAdvisoryNoYesNoNo
MaliYesYesMandatoryYesNoYesYes
MaltaYesYesAdvisoryNoYesYesNo
MexicoYesNoAdvisoryYesYesNoYes
MozambiqueYesNoUnsureNoNoNoYes
NauruNoNoMandatoryNoNoYesYes
NepalNoNoUnsureNoNoYesYes
NetherlandsYesYesUnsureYesYesYesYes
New ZealandYesNoAdvisoryUnsureYesYesYes
PhilippinesNoYesAdvisoryNoYesNoNo
Poland, PortugalYesNoAdvisoryYesYesYesNo
New ZealandYesNoAdvisoryUnsureYesYesYes
Russian FederationNoNoUnsureYesUnsureYesNo
Saudi ArabiaYesYesAdvisoryYesYesYesNo
SerbiaYesYesMandatoryNoUnsureYesYes
SingaporeYesYesAdvisoryNoYesNoYes
South AfricaNoYesAdvisoryYesYesYesYes
SpainYesYesAdvisoryYesYesNoYes
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesYesYesAdvisoryUnsureUnsureYesYes
Switzerland, Slovakia, SwedenYesYesAdvisoryYesYesNoYes
Syrian Arab RepublicYesYesAdvisoryYesYesNoNo
TuvaluYesYesAdvisoryNoNoYesYes
Tanzania, United Republic ofNoUnsureAdvisoryYesUnsureYesNo
TurkeyYesNoAdvisoryYesYesYesNo
USAYesNoAdvisoryYesYesYesYes
  • HTA, Health Technology Assessment.