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Table 5 Development of MCDA tool for repeated use

From: Development of multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) framework for off-patent pharmaceuticals – an application on improving tender decision making in Indonesia

Process Steps Deliverable
Development Desk research Defining the decision problem MCDA objectives
Initial selection and structure of criteria Draft list of criteria
Initial scoring functions for criteria
Policy workshop Final selection of criteria Final criteria list
Scoring functions for criteria
Weighting the criteria Criteria weighting
Initial dissemination Initial MCDA tool is released with submission template Publication (with or without training)
Policy application Pilot - Repeated use of initial MCDA tool Manufacturers submit necessary data based on MCDA submission template Performance matrix
Secretariat of decision-making body validates information submitted by manufacturers
Calculation of aggregate scores
Final review of alternatives’ performance by members of decision-making committee
Interpretation and reporting MCDA recommendation
Policy decision Final decision
Revision of MCDA Revision of initial MCDA tool based on early experiences Final MCDA tool
Policy workshop to finalize MCDA tool
Final dissemination Final MCDA tool is released with submission template Publication (with or without training)