Wija Oortwijn of Department of Health Evidence section HTA, has been elected vice-president of Health Technology Assessment international (HTAi) for the period 2019-2021.
HTAi is the global, non-profit, scientific and professional society for all those who produce, use or encounter health technology assessment (HTA). The society represents 82 organizations and over 2,500 individual members from 65 countries around the world. Wija has been working for > 20 years in the area of HTA, and holds central positions in a variety of networks. Wija's position of vice-president is expected to develop in the role of president in a next period.
Wija Oortwijn is member of theme Infectious diseases and global health.
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