Pharmacoepidemiology and Global Affairs
Life Sciences & Medicine
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
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*Please note that applicants to this short course should go via King's Apply (click red 'Apply' button on the right of this page) and select the following programme*:
Pharmaceutical Medicine Non-Award (Part-time)
Module code 7MCS0003
This module covers the advanced principles of pharmacoepidemiology and global health issues.
What does this course cover?
This module aims to give students knowledge of:
- Pharmacoepidemiology; global medical affairs; public health challenges; best practice for global health; delivering high standards of health globally
- Global healthcare marketplace; sale and marketing of medicines
- Global pharmacovigilance; design of effective data collection and reporting strategies
- Advocacy strategies for influencing policy and decision makers
- Payer use of pharmacoeconomic evaluation to select which medicines to buy
What will I achieve?
By the end of this module students will be able to:
- Recognise the global public health challenges
- Appreciate the challenges of manufacturing, selling and marketing medicines for the global healthcare marketplace
- Design effective data collection and reporting strategies for global pharmacovigilance
- Generate advocacy strategies for influencing policy and decision makers globally
- Apply pharmacoeconomic evaluation to derive cost effective purchase lists
Who is this for?
Minimum entry requirements are either a medical degree (such as an MBBS) or a 2:1 first degree in pharmacy, pharmacology, biology, biochemistry, chemistry or related subject.