COVID-19 Vaccines Evidence Summary HTAC Press Release
In fulfilment of its mandate of promoting evidence-informed health policy and decision-making, the Health Technology Assessment Council (HTAC) continues to update its assessments of health technologies. In light of emerging real world effectiveness and real world safety data, the HTAC considers new evidence in updating recommendations on the following COVID-19 vaccines:
Based on existing evidence from ongoing trials, the HTAC has determined that the vaccine’s positive health impacts outweigh its short-term risks.
As new information emerges, the HTA Council will continue to update its recommendations and provide our policy-makers, health providers, and the Filipino public evidence-based guidance.
HTAC is actively on the watch for evidence as it is rapidly evolving, and shall update its recommendation when new information becomes available.