Utrecht/WHO Collaborating Centre for

Pharmaceutical Policy and Regulation

November 13th, 2018

WHO Cross-programmatic consultation in Almaty

The WHO European Centre for Primary Health Care, WHO/Europe’s Health Technologies and Pharmaceuticals Programme and WHO Headquarters’ patient safety and risk management unit organised a cross-programmatic consultation for all members of the Antimicrobial Medicines Consumption (AMC) network. This is a network of non-European Union countries in the WHO European Region focussing on curbing antimicrobial resistance […]

September 13th, 2018

Bert Leufkens honoured with the Distinguished Science Award

In recognition of his exceptional contribution to the development of the pharmaceutical sciences, Utrecht University Prof. Bert Leufkens has been presented with the Distinguished Science Award by the International Pharmaceutical Federation. Leufkens received the award for his innovative scientific research at the junction of innovation, pharmaceutical policy, and regulation. See the full press release through […]

August 1st, 2018

Summer Course Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis (in collaboration with WHO)

From 9-13 July 2018 we had another successful summer course on pharmaceutical policy analysis in collaboration with WHO. We had participants from many different nationalities, all coming from different sectors within the area of pharmaceutical policy. Highlights of the course were the thesis defence of Raymond Tetteh (Korle-Bu Teaching Hospita) on ‘The use and safety […]

June 27th, 2018

Excellence in Pharmacy Practice award

Every second year the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Utrecht University recognizes the contribution and leadership of an individual in the area of pharmacy practice by awarding the Excellence in Pharmacy Practice award. As Centre for Pharmaceutical Policy and Regulation, based at this department within the Pharmacoepidemiology & Clinical Pharmacology group, we nominated Dr. Suzanne […]

April 25th, 2018

Application for the professional PhD programme now open

We are now recruiting for new candidates for our professional PhD-programme starting in January 2019. Please find more information on the following page.  Send in your application to Dr. Rianne van den Ham, h.a.vandenham@uu.nl. The deadline for application  is 1 July 2018.

April 18th, 2018

15th Anniversary of the Prince Claus Chair

On the 12th of April the 15th anniversary of the Prince Claus Chair was celebrated and 2 of the Centre’s staff members participated; Fatima Suleman, current Chair holder for affordable (bio)therapeutics, and her postdoc Rianne van den Ham. There were speeches by the South-African minister Pandor and EU commissioner for research, science and innovation Moedas. […]

April 4th, 2018

Summer Courses Utrecht 2018

This summer, the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Clinical Pharmacology at Utrecht University, the Netherlands, offers you again three challenging international summer courses: 2 -6 July 2018 – Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug safety 9-13 July 2018 – Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis (organized by the WHO CC Pharmaceutical Policy and regulation in collaboration with WHO) 16-20 July 2018 – […]

December 22nd, 2017

Wintermeeting 9+10 January 2018

We are happy to share with you the full and final programme of the UU-WHO Winter Meeting which will take place on 9+10 January 2018. Please click the following link for the programme: Programme Winter meeting 2018. The second day of this meeting is dedicated to vaccines, as previously announced. Since decades vaccines have been in the […]