E-DRUG: PRUDC course - Early bird discount date extended
International Training Course on Promoting Rational Use of Drugs in the
Community, Institute of Health Management Research,
Jaipur 302029, India, November 16 - 25, 2014,
*Offer 10% early bird discount to those who pay the course fee by November10,
This is ground-breaking and very successful 2 weeks course developed by WHO
to meet requests from many individuals and organizations, and to respond to
a clear need for more effective planning, research and implementation of
rational medicines use practices in the community.
It is adapted from the official WHO course module on
Promoting Rational Drug Use in the Community
being organized at this Institute for the 10th time.
Who should attend
The course is specifically aimed for Policy makers, Management Staff from
Ministries of Health, ARV Programme Managers, NGO officials responsible for
national and local programmes, Development Aid agencies, Social scientists,
Pharmacists and other public health professionals interested in Promoting
Rational Drug Use in the Community
1. To an exposure to methods to study and remedy inappropriate
medicine use in the community.
2. To analysis of what shapes medicines demand.
3. To get exposed to practical approaches to investigating and
prioritizing medicine use problems, and how to develop effective strategies
4. To understand the rational use of antibiotics.
The course is participatory in nature and uses the knowledge, skills and
experiences of participants as a major resource throughout. Teaching
methods include group activities, fieldwork, presentations and discussions.
The course will be conducted in English. The participants are required to
have a good command of this language to participate efficiently.
WHO SEARO, New Delhi
Alliance for Prudent Use of Antibiotics (APUA)
Rajasthan Society for Promotion of Rational Use of Drugs (RSPRUD), Jaipur,
Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, India Chapter)
Setting the scene
What influences drug use in the community
Investigating drug use patterns
Prioritizing drug use problems
Conducting a rapid assessment
Monitoring and evaluation
Linking research with interventions
Fees and Application
The fee of US$ 1000 covers shared accommodation at the Institute
guest-house*, tuition, course materials, field visit, airport pickup, and
three meals a day. Interested candidates may send CV along with the
activities related to RUD that they are involved with or plan to conduct in
their own setting in future. The last date for the receipt of applications
is October 15, 2014.
For further details contact email@example.com
Note: *For single accommodation an additional amount of US$ 25 per night
will have to be paid.
Jawahar S. Bapna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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