Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Pharmacoepidemiology
Director / Head:
Prof Joan-Ramon LAPORTE
Servei de Farmacología Clinica, Fundacio Institut Catala de Farmacología (FICF)
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Hospital Vall' d'Hebron Pg Vall d'Hebron, 119-129
(34-93) 428 30 29
(34-93) 489 41 09
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- Participate in the promotion and implementation of multicentre international research in
pharmacoepidemiology & drug utilization developed under WHO leadership.
- Teaching & training in pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacovigilance, and drug utilization.
- Management of medicines & therapeutics information with special focus on pharmacoepidemiology.
- Pharmaceuticals (including essential drugs and medicines)
Types of activity:
- Training and education
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.
FORTE Gilles Bernard
+41 22 791 3617
PEDERSEN Hanne Bak
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork