The WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies at the Austrian Public Health Institute in Vienna together with the World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe is offering a five-day training course for professionals of public and non-for profit institutions working in the field of pricing and reimbursement of medicines. International scientific experts and experienced national policy-makers will provide insights into pharmaceutical policies related to medicine pricing and reimbursement - at the time of launching new medicines, before or after the launch.
Focussing on the European region, the summer school will provide lectures, hands-on training sessions, a panel discussion with distinguished experts, and case studies on implementation and optimization of pharmaceutical policies. Study visits to relevant institutions in Austria will also be offered.
The WHO CC summer school is primarily targeted towards:
If justified by a strong motivation letter and supported by early registration, the organizers may also accept
Given the thematic focus on European policies of the summer school, the key target group of the course are participants from the European region.
Key teaching/working language: English (course materials also available in English).
Optional: Upon request the organizer will offer simultaneous translation from English into Russian (in case of 8 or more participants). However, basic English knowledge skills are a prerequisite.
The WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies is located at theGesundheit Österreich GmbH (GÖG/Austrian Public Health Institute)
Limited number of places available: The Summer School accepts 30 participants.
Deadline for application: 31 May 2016. Early application is highly recommended. For application see here
For fees see here