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Ref.No. [Initiator]
SPA-6 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Pharmacoepidemiology

Director / Head: 
  Prof Joan-Ramon LAPORTE
 




Institution:
  Servei de Farmacología Clinica, Fundacio Institut Catala de Farmacología (FICF)
  Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Address:
  Hospital Vall' d'Hebron Pg Vall d'Hebron, 119-129
  E-08035
 
Town:
  Barcelona
Country:
  SPAIN
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (34-93) 428 30 29
Fax:
  (34-93) 489 41 09
Web Site:
  http://www.icf.uab.es
Date of Designation:
  05/Oct/1994
Last Redesignation:
  27/Apr/2013
Expiry:
  27/Apr/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. Participate in the promotion and implementation of multicentre international research in pharmacoepidemiology & drug utilization developed under WHO leadership.  
  2. Teaching & training in pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacovigilance, and drug utilization. 
  3. Management of medicines & therapeutics information with special focus on pharmacoepidemiology. 
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Subjects:
  1. Pharmaceuticals (including essential drugs and medicines) 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
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WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 11.1 - Formulation and monitoring of comprehensive national policies on access, quality and use of essential medical products and technologies advocated and supported.
  Ower: 11.2 - International norms, standards and guidelines for the quality, safety, efficacy and cost effective use of medical products and technologies developed and their national and/or regional implementation advocated and supported.
  Ower: 11.3 - Evidence based policy guidance on promoting scientifically sound and cost-effective use of medical products and technologies by health workers and consumers developed and supported within the Secretariat and regional and national programmes.
Responsible Officer:
  FORTE Gilles Bernard
Phone:
  13617/14652
Email:
  forteg@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  PEDERSEN Hanne Bak
Phone:
  +45 45 33 66 98
Email:
  pedersenh@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork