Utrecht/WHO Collaborating Centre for

Pharmaceutical Policy and Regulation

July 28th, 2019

Summer Course Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis (in collaboration with WHO)

From 15-19 July 2019 we had another successful summer course on pharmaceutical policy analysis in collaboration with WHO. We had participants from 21 different nationalities, all coming from different sectors within the area of pharmaceutical policy. Highlights of the course were the policy and politics forum on “Access vs excess: finding the balance in medicines […]

July 28th, 2019

WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmaceutical Policy and Regulation selected to provide systematic review evidence for new WHO Pharmaceutical Policy Guidelines

The Collaborating Centre, based at Utrecht University, Netherlands, was recently awarded the contract following a global competitive bidding process. The objectives of the project are to undertake a series of 10 systematic reviews for updating the evidence-informed WHO guidelines on country pharmaceutical pricing policies Following an open request for proposals, the Collaborating Centre in association […]

May 17th, 2019

Professional PhD progamme on hold for a year, no class 2019/2020

Since the start of the Centre for Pharmaceutical Policy and Regulation at Utrecht University, now about a decade ago, we have been running a very successful Professional PhD programme. The programme has reached out to numerous professionals in the pharmaceutical policy, regulation and HTA space. Each year we could enroll 2-3 new PhD candidates, also given the large […]

January 15th, 2019

UU-WHO Wintermeeting

Over 80 people with a wide range of professional backgrounds, organisations and countries attended this year’s UU-WHO Winter Meeting. On the first day, (young) researchers were given the opportunity to discuss their work with peers. In total, 20 researchers presented their research in the fields of regulatory science, access to medicines and pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement. These […]

January 8th, 2019

Livestream inaugural lecture Aukje Mantel-Teeuwisse

We are happy to announce that a livestream of the inaugural lecture of Prof. dr. Aukje Mantel-Teeuwisse will be available by: https://lecturenet.uu.nl/Site1/Play/41d735e420074bbb9138bd5fbcd84fa21d. The lecture will start at 16:15 CET on Thursday 10 January 2019. Please note that the lecture will be Dutch.

January 4th, 2019

Full programme Winter Meeting 2019

The full programme of the UU-WHO Winter Meeting on 9 and 10 January 2019 can be found here.

December 18th, 2018

Inaugural lecture Prof. Dr. Aukje Mantel

Dr. Aukje Mantel-Teeuwisse, Professor of Global Health and Pharmacy, will give her inaugural lecture on Thursday 10 January 2018! More information can be found here (Dutch) or here (English).

December 11th, 2018

Event “If the Price is Right? Big Pharma vs. the Right to Health”

At December 4th, the WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmaceutical Policy and Regulation participated in a public event, titled: “If the Price is Right? Big Pharma vs. the Right to Health”. The event organised by the Centre for Global Challenges at the Utrecht University. Aukje Mantel-Teeuwisse gave a presentation about how accessibility and availability are defined and what […]