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Strengthening Medicines Regulatory Systems Abroad

UW School of Public Health faculty attended the Institute of Medicine meeting held on September 12-13, 2013 in Washington, DC. Titled “STRENGTHENING MEDICINES REGULATORY SYSTEMS ABROAD: ADAPTING MESSAGES FROM RECENT IOM CONSENSUS STUDIES FOR DISEASE CONTROL PRIORITIES, THIRD EDITION”, the meeting attendees included Dean Jamison, Professor of Global Health and Principal Investigator (not pictured) Rachel…


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GMP faculty facilitate 3-day workshop on pharmacoeconomics in Namibia

Lou Garrison and Joseph Babigumira conducted a 3-day workshop titled, “Applying Pharmacoeconomics to Essential Medicines Selection: Strengthening Health Technology Assessment in Namibia” August 27-29, 2014 in Windhoek, Namibia. The workshop was offered in conjunction with Management Sciences for Health (MSH) through the USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program. The three-day…


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Joseph Babigumira presented at the CFAR New Faces Seminar

“Willingness to Pay for Male Circumcision in Uganda” January 9, 2014 – 3:25pm to 3:50pm Location:  Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, Sze Conference Room He has performed studies of the status of health technology assessment in low-income countries, the cost-effectiveness and scale-up of effective health interventions such as rapid diagnostic…


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Special Seminar by Albert Wertheimer, PhD

The Global Medicines Program welcomed Dr Albert Wertheimer, PhD Professor and Director, Center for Pharmaceutical Health Services, Temple University School of Pharmacy. Achieving Medication Adherence: Looking in all the Wrong Places Thursday, November 21, 2013, Noon-1:00 pm Harris Hydraulics Building, Large Conference Room For 40+ years, researchers have been exploring non-compliance with medication taking by…


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Global Medicines Faculty and MSH Offer Pharmacoeconomics and Health Technology Assessment Workshop in Kenya

Lou Garrison and Joseph Babigumira conducted a 4-day workshop titled, “Applying Pharmacoeconomics and Health Technology Assessment (HTA) to Essential Medicines Selection” September 0-12, 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya. The workshop was offered in conjunction with Management Sciences for Health (MSH) through the USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program. The two dozen…


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