Cell for Health Technology Assessment (CHTA)

  • As a regional hub of Department of Health Research, (MOHFW) the cell undertakes HTA  to appraise the innovative medical devices in terms of their clinical and cost effectiveness.
  • Undertakes systematic review and meta analysis of medical devices and health policies as a collaborative centre of Joanna Briggs Institute, University of Adelaide 
  • Support repository of medical device specific best practices, technology upgrades, skill building programs and knowledge sharing platforms.
  • Undertakes research and analysis about concerns, rapid action requirement and long term strategy in Med Tech industry.


  • Act as knowledge repository for export and import data on medical devices
  • Act as advisory board on all matters relating to medical device sector
  • Act as an advisory board on policy matters pertaining to medical devices
  • Act as bridge between Start-ups and Corporates, and analysing Investments and advising accordingly