Scientific collaborations

Collaboration of WHO Centres

WHO has been encouraging its Collaborating Centres to develop working relations with other centres and national institutions recognized by WHO, in particular by setting up or joining collaborative networks with WHO’s support (see

As a result, the WHO Collaboration Centre for Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies is cooperating with other WHO Collaborating Centres in the field, including:


Collaboration includes:

  • Exchange of students / interns
  • Regular meetings to exchange information on research activities
  • Joint research projects
  • Involvement of experts of other WHO Collaborating Centre in committees (e.g. Scientific Board of PPRI conferences)


Department staff is involved in activities of the European Drug Utilization Group (EuroDURG), through representation in the Executive Committee and serving as focal point for DURG-Austria.

For further information see