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 Salvia
Coordinator
Roberto Salvia
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/18 - GENERAL SURGERY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
1° semestre dal Oct 1, 2020 al Dec 23, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

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

Syllabus

History of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). The MSF "Access to essential medicines" Programme
Silvia Mancini (Médecins Sans Frontières, Italy)
International imbalances and policies related to innovation, patents and intellectual property
Access to essential medicines: problems in developed countries
Support and Project: an indissoluble binomy
Ilaria Rasulo (Médecins Sans Frontières, Italy)
Medicines quality in developing countries

Assessment methods and criteria

Attending at least 80% of lessons is mandatory. There is no further evaluation

DATE & TIME: 30 ottobre

PLACE:

RECOMMENDED FOR THE ACCADEMIC YEARS: 2nd, 3rd





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