From 2 to 6 July 2012, the Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis Summer Course, organized by the Utrecht WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis, will take place. Further information at: http://www.utrechtsummerschool.nl/index.php?type=courses&code=M7
One year after its designation, the WHO CC launched its website.
The WHO Collaborating Centre launched its website designed as an information platform about pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement policies. It will serve as the major website on pharmaceutical policies at the Austrian Health Institute and will be constantly updated.
The conference will take place at Università Bocconi on 10th February 2012
The conference will take place at Università Bocconi on 10th February 2012. Four different perspectives Global Health & Development; Health Care Management; Health Systems Planning & Governance; Pharmaceutical & Medical Technology will be exposed and discussed during the Plenary and the Round Table sessions. The discussants are high level academics and prominent figures from all parts of the globe and all areas of health care (Policy, Management, Economics, Global and Public Health). Please find more information on the conference website: http://www.sdabocconi.it/en/universal_health_coverage/
The WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis invites to its winter meeting
The WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis invites to its winter meeting on 5&6 January 2012 and calls for abstracts. The central theme of the first meeting day is "Methods to evaluate health technologies, including medical devices and pharmaceuticals". On the second day submitted abstracts will be presented and discussed in the morning (oral presentations) and during lunch (poster presentations). Please download the invitation and the details on the call for abstracts here.
Vienna, 29/30 September
The WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies is pleased to announce the PPRI Conference “Balancing pharmaceutical policies between equity and cost-containment – a critical discussion and lessons learned” in Vienna on 29/30 September 2011.
Main topics of the conference are:
from a global, international, European perspective.
Please download the PPRI 2011 conference folder.
The Centre celebrated its designation
The World Health Organization (WHO) established its third Collaborating Centre in Austria. The Health Economics Department of Gesundheit Österreich (GÖG) / Austrian Health Institute, was designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies. On 20 September 2010 the official launch of the WHO CC was celebrated at the Austrian Health Institute with representatives of the World Health Organization (Kees de Joncheere, Prof. Richard Laing and Dr. Hans Hogerzeil).