Linked to the tools developed for the PPRI network and to technical support in medicine prices, the WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies offers methodology guidance and supporting tools in medicine price and pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement policy analysis. These services and tools include:

  • Terminology
  • Guidance for medicine price analyses
  • Reporting systems

Trainings on the methodology tools listed can be requested:


Clarity in concepts and terms is promoted through glossaries of key pharmaceutical terms that are available in English and in translations to German, Spanish and Russian.

An option for online search is provided at

Guidance for medicine price analyses

For trainings see

  • Methodology guidance document: Vogler S. (ed.): Medicine Price Surveys, Analyses and Comparisons. Evidence, Methodology and Guidance. 2019

Reporting systems

Reporting systems (templates) to describe, analyse and compare national pharmaceutical (pricing and reimbursement) systems in different formats (full reports, brief report, posters) are accessible at:

Experts of the WHO Collaborating Centre of Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies are available to discuss and advice on the further development and adaption of existing templates for specific (information) needs.