Our Activities

Evidence Review and Synthesis in Health Technology Assessment

Professors involved

Osamu Takahashi, Professor, Division of Epidemiology, otakahas@slcn.ac.jp
Sachiko Ohde, Associate Professor, Division of Epidemiology, saohde@slcn.ac.jp


We have been involved in this project since 2016. Health technology assessment (HTA) aims to effectively utilize limited resources to make the current medical system sustainable. Evidence review and synthesis is important process in decision-making in HTA.


Erika Ota, Ph.D., R.N.M., Professor St. Luke's International University, Graduate School of Nursing Science, Global Health Nursing, ota@slcn.ac.jp

Project details

We conduct systematic reviews regarding the effectiveness, adverse effects, and costs of drugs and medical devices and perform cost-effectiveness analysis to support decision-making in collaboration with government-related agencies.

Grant funding

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, 2019-2023