Apply now! Online Summer School 2023

The WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies, located at Gesundheit Österreich GmbH (GÖG/Austrian National Public Health Institute) in Vienna is pleased to offer the third online Summer School on Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies.

When? 17 - 20 July 2023 (online) 


Who should attend?
The summer school is targeted at: 

  • Representatives of competent authorities in the field of pricing and reimbursement of medicines (policy-makers, technical staff), and
  • Payers in the health care system (e.g. health insurance institutions / sickness funds, ministries, medicines agencies, private health insurance institutions).

Newcomers in this field and/or experienced professionals who would like to deepen and share their knowledge are welcome to apply. Participants from all over the globe are accepted. The Summer School accepts a maximum of 30 participants. If justified by a strong motivation letter and supported by early registration, the organisers may also accept

  • Researchers involved in policy-advice for public institutions,
  • Students with strong public health interest.

Participants from all over the globe are welcome.

Learning objectives

  • Understand basic concepts, frameworks and taxonomies such as Universal Health Coverage, access to essential medicines, transparency and the pharmaceutical value chain
  • Learn about the aims and implications of different pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement policies
  • Learn to understand the differences in the methodological design of a policy 
  • Be provided with a toolbox of policies and gain capacity to adapt policies to changing environments
  • Get to know up-to-date scientific evidence and learn from experiences of other countries

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