Since October 2011 the PPRI website is no longer maintained.
Please refer from now on to the website of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies: http://whocc.goeg.at.
PPRI Conference 2011, 29/30 September in Vienna
The WHO Collaborating Centre of Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies organised the PPRI Conference “Balancing pharmaceutical policies between equity and cost-containment – a critical discussion and lessons learned” on 29/30 September 2011 in Vienna.
Main topics of the conference were:
- pricing and reimbursement of medicines in the in- and out-patient sector,
- interface management of medicines, and
- the rational use of medicines
from a global, international, European perspective.
Information on the conference (programme, presentations etc.) is available here: http://whocc.goeg.at/conference
Please download the PPRI 2011 conference programme.
ICIUM - Third International Conference for Improving Use of Medicines
In November 2011, members of the international community will assemble in Antalya, Turkey ICIUM 2011. ICIUM 2011 focuses on the impacts of interventions, programs, and policies on use of medicines in low and middle-income countries. In each topic area, work at the international, regional, national, institutional, provider, and patient level is of interest. ICIUM 2011 seeks abstracts on two key topics which will be addressed throughout the conference: gender issues and the role of information technology in medicines access and use.
Please read more about the call for poster and the conference under: http://www.inrud.org/ICIUM/ICIUM-2011.cfm.
Reassessment of the reimbursement status for medicinal products by the Danish Medicines Agency
Some general information about the reassessment are available here.Specific discussions are ongoing in particular on hypertension medicines, on medicines against stomach ulcers and antidepressants.