Moving Towards Effective and Efficient Implementation of Evidence-Informed Deliberative Processes for Health Benefit Package Design. A Response to Recent Commentaries

Document Type : Correspondence


IQ Health Science Department, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands



We welcome the interest of several colleagues (1-7) in our practical guide on evidenceinformed deliberative processes (EDP) for health benefit package (HBP) design (8). In their commentaries, published in this journal during 2023, all the authors applaud the development of the guidance and put forth several arguments for improvements and areas for further research, organised around three main themes: (i) monitoring and evaluation (M&E); (ii)_institutionalization of EDPs, and (iii) how to best achieve legitimacy in practice. ...(Read more...)

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript
Available Online from 16 June 2024
  • Receive Date: 05 June 2024
  • Revise Date: 12 June 2024
  • Accept Date: 15 June 2024
  • First Publish Date: 16 June 2024