There are many different Health Technology Assessment agencies around the world who all have very different standards for granting approvals, each placing differing levels of emphasis on different factors. These differences can sometimes reduce the return a company would usually expect to receive.
To avoid this, there are two important steps pharmaceutical development companies can take:
1. Assess of the need for the drug in accordance with the requirements of each individual agency
2. Support key messages by gathering the evidence you will need.