Global Medicines Program

September 14, 2015

Professors Garrison and Babigumira Conduct Summer Health Technology Assessment Workshops for ISPOR Chapters in Kenya and Uganda

Professors Lou Garrison and Joseph Babigumira traveled to Kenya and Uganda in July and August of 2015, to conduct Health Technology Assessment (HTA) workshops for the local country chapters of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR).  Health technology assessment (HTA) is a process to estimate the value of a health intervention or…

April 30, 2015

WHO Collaborating Centres for Health at Mass Gatherings convene during the World Congress for Disasters and Emergency Medicine, 2015

On the 19th and 20th of April 2015, representatives from the designated and potential Collaborating Centres from five regions, representatives from the WHO Regional Offices for Europe, and for the Americas and WHO Headquarters, gathered in Cape Town, South Africa, in conjunction with the 19th World Congress for Disasters and Emergency Medicine. Professor Andy Stergachis…

April 8, 2015

Special Seminar by Gerald Dal Pan, M.D.

The Global Medicines Program is pleased to welcome Dr. Gerald Dal Pan, Director, Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology, Center for Drug Evaluation & Research, US Food & Drug Administration to campus for a special brown bag seminar. Public Health, Epidemiology and the Regulation of Pharmaceuticals Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Noon-1:00 pm South Campus Center, Room 303 Dr….

March 31, 2015

Disease Control Priorities Network Releases Volume on Essential Surgery

The first volume on global surgery by the Disease Control Priorities Network was released last week at Consortium for Universities for Global Health Cnnual Conference. The effort, which identified essential and feasible surgeries in low resource settings, involved many UW faculty including Joseph Babigumira and Andy Stergachis. To download the volume or read details about the research that…

March 16, 2015

Congratulations to Norio Kasahara

Norio Kasahara successfully defended his dissertation titled “Assessing the Availability, Service Quality, and Price of Essential Medicines in Private Pharmacies in Afghanistan” on March 13, 2015.  Next up – a return to Afghanistan where he is currently the Deputy Director of MSH Afghanistan field office.

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