ISAGS signed an interinstitutional collaboration agreement with IETS08/25/2017 | Source: ISAGS - Author: ISAGS
ISAGS signed an interinstitutional collaboration agreement with the Institute of Technology Assessment in Health (IETS), with the objective of promoting and strengthening relations between both parties, in order to strengthen the activities of each organization, generating processes of convergence of agendas and Identifying approaches to address the health issue in the regions.
From the IETS headquarters in Bogotá, Colombia, our specialist in Medicines and Health Technologies, Angela Acosta, represented ISAGS in a meeting with the director of the organization, Dr. Jaime Calderón.
The IETS has the mission of conducting the evaluation of technologies in Health based on scientific evidence, as well as producing guides and protocols on medicines, devices, procedures and treatments in order to recommend to the competent authorities the technologies that must be covered with public resources. Its members are the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Colombia, the National Institute of Drug Surveillance (Invima-Colombia), the National Health Institute, Colciencias, Ascofame and the Colombian Association of Scientific Societies.