About Us

Informing health decisions with high quality evidence

AHTA conducts primary and secondary research to support best practices in the evaluation of health interventions

AHTA's mission is to provide:

  • expertise in the application of health technology assessment (HTA), through evaluating the safety, effectiveness and value for money of different types of health interventions, predicting the impact of these health interventions on individuals and society, and contributing to best practice, locally, nationally and internationally
  • research expertise on health technology assessment methods and approaches, clinical practice guideline development and health policy decision-making
  • leadership, education and capacity building in the generation, evaluation and interpretation of evidence to inform health policy and practice.


The AHTA team comprises approximately 30 highly skilled staff with expertise in HTA and backgrounds in epidemiology, research methodology, HTA methodology, clinical sciences, pharmacy, social sciences, ethics and health economics.

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Clients and partners

AHTA has undertaken over $60 million in applied/contract research since its inception in 2001 and forged strong, long-standing relationships with clients and partners from government and non-government organisations across Australia and worldwide.

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