Pharmaceutical Policy and the Implications for Drug Use

University of Copenhagen / Copenhagen Summer University
15.08.2011 - 19.08.2011  Copenhagen
Course Content
Pharmaceuticals are one of the most regulated products in society and pharmaceutical policy is a hot topic on the political agenda. Pharmaceutical policy decisions affect the supply and use of medicines and have great impact on public health as well as the health and welfare of groups and individuals.
This course will focus on how pharmaceutical policies are made, how regulations are formulated and administered, and how policy making affects drug utilization.
Learning objectives, training objectives
Participants will get a broad knowledge of the pharmaceutical policy processes and will enable participants to become stronger players in developing concrete pharmaceutical policies and analyze the effect of drug policy decisions.
Target Audience
The course is for professionals working in the field of drug management, including decision-makers, administrators and health care practitioners within both the public and private sector.
Relevant bachelor degree or equivalent, a minimum of 2 years of relevant job experience within drug management or related areas, proficiency in English.
Economics, Financing and Controlling, Health Systems, Public Health
EUR 2.500,00
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