Research, technical support and trainings

Because of their access to medicine prices and their expertise in the existing pharmaceutical systems, experts of the Pharmacoeconomics Department have been conducting research on medicine prices (international medicine price comparisons, impact of discounts and rebates, the relevance of wholesale and pharmacy remuneration as part of medicine prices) and have been providing technical support and trainings to policy-makers on these issues.

Selection of studies:

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Content of training sessions (selection):

  • Where and how to source medicine price data, and how to assess the feasibility and quality of a data source?
  • How to provide a medicine price study (methodological choices)?
  • How to interpret findings of medicine price studies?
  • How to perform international medicine price comparisons: shortfall and prerequisite
  • Using medicine price data for pricing medicines: how to design the policy of external price referencing?
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