Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Access to essential medicines in developing countries  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
0890M
Name of lecturer
Roberto Leone
Coordinator
Roberto Leone
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
BIO/14 - PHARMACOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Corsi elettivi 1° semestre dal Oct 10, 2016 al Dec 22, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Corsi elettivi 1° semestre

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Learning outcomes

Course objectives are the analysis of historical, geographical, economic factors that led to the imbalance in world drug access and possible solutions. You will also learn the system of drug patent protection of intellectual property and the problems related to drug counterfeiting

Syllabus

Friday 4 November 14.00-16.00
Introduction
Roberto Leone (Pharmacology, University of Verona)
History of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). The MSF "Access to essential medicines" Programme
Silvia Mancini (Médecins Sans Frontières, Italy)

Friday 11 November 14.00-16.00
International imbalances and the policies of innovation, patents and intellectual property
Riccardo Fiorentini (Economic Sciences, University of Verona)

Friday 18 November 14.00-16.00
Access to essential medicines: problems in developed countries
Andrea Angheben (Tropical Diseases Center, Sacro Cuore Hospital, Negrar)

Friday 25 November 14.00-16.00
Support and project: an inseparable marriage
Ilaria Rasulo (Médecins Sans Frontières, Italy)


Friday 2 December 14.00-16.00
The quality of medicines in developing countries
Anita Conforti, Roberto Leone (Pharmacology, University of Verona)

Assessment methods and criteria

It will be evaluated only participation in lessons (4/5)

DATE & TIME: 4-11-18-25 November; 2 December 2016; HOURS 14:00

PLACE: PHARMACOLOGY ROOM

RECOMMENDED FOR THE YEARS: 2nd, 3rd

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017






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