Glossary

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V

Through this policy authorities set the prices of a new medicine and/or decide on reimbursement based on the therapeutic value that a medicine offers…
A definition of quality that assesses the quality of provision, processes or outcomes against the monetary cost of making the provision, undertaking…
Measures applied by authorities (e.g. state, third party payers) or actors (e.g. hospitals) in order to affect and limit the amount of medicines…
Health insurance that is taken up and paid for at the discretion of individuals or employers on behalf of individuals. VHI can be offered by public…
Groups within a society facing higher risks of poverty and social exclusion compared to the general population. These vulnerable and marginalised…
In 2016, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria3 defined key and vulnerable populations as follows: Key populations: “…

W

All activities consisting of procuring, holding, supplying or exporting medicines, apart from supplying medicines to the public. Such activities are…
Logistics facility of wholesale companies
Entities performing wholesale activities Synonym: Wholesale company
A comprehensive strategy to select, communicate and achieve adherence to essential medicines recommendations in out-patient care in a metropolitan…

A

Collection and synthesis of evidence (method with focus on traceability/replicability of the results)

R

Real-world evidence (RWE) refers to evidence obtained from real world data (RWD), which are observational data obtained outside the context of…

P

Category that defines if a medicine is subject to medical prescription issued by a health professional permitted to prescribe (prescription-only…