The project of development oriented research is held annually to obtain the important health research topics through brainstorming with experts and stakeholders in the health system. The prioritization of the Thailand health system research topics for 2011 was held on December 20, 2010. The scope of research topics could be divided into 2 parts: 1) Research topics related to the assessment of health technologies and policies, and 2) clinical research topics. Twenty seven topics from 25 agencies were proposed for prioritization. Approximately 200 representatives from
the health system joined the discussion, expressed their opinions, and prioritized the initial selected seven research topics.