Trainings

The Pharmacoeconomics Department offers capacity-building activities, including trainings for public authorities for pricing and reimbursement.

Summer and Winter Schools on Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies

Since 2016, the WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies at the Pharmacoeconomics Department has been offering, in collaboration with the World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, Summer Schools on Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies for professionals of competent authorities and public institutions working in the field of pricing and reimbursement of medicines. These five-day courses, held in Vienna, offer lectures, hands-on training sessions, panel discussions with distinguished experts, case studies on implementation and optimization of pharmaceutical policies and study visits to relevant institutions in Austria. For further information see https://ppri.goeg.at/events.

summer school

In 2019, the WHO Collaborating Centre and the WHO Regional Office for Europe organise a three-day Winter School on Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies for Russian-speaking professionals of public authorities. The course will be held in Russian language and will take place in Astana (Kazakhstan).

Tailor-made trainings

The Pharmacoeconomics Department offers customized trainings for public authorities in the area of pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement.
For examples of contents of training sessions see https://ppri.goeg.at/medicine_prices.

If you are interested, do not hesitate to contact us (whocc@goeg.at).

Research fellows

The WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies affiliated to the Pharmacoeconomics Department is pleased to host European and international research fellows as far as our capacities allow.

If you are interested in a research stay with the WHO Collaborating Centre in Vienna, please write to whocc@goeg.at, by providing:

  • details of your planned period of stay,
  • a CV, highlighting your academic records and your current research activities,
  • a rationale for choosing the WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies, and
  • information on the expectations of your research stay (which research projects do you aim to work on during your stay at the Centre?).

PPRI conferences

PPRI conferences that take place every four years provide an excellent opportunity for researchers from all over the globe to interact with the international research community and policy-makers in the field of pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement and to present their research findings to an international audience.
For further information on the PPRI Conference 2019 see https://ppri.goeg.at/ppriconference2019.

ppri conference