SPHPM Seminar Series - Pharmaceutical Policy of Sri Lanka: The challenge of moving from innovative socialist policy to an open market economy - Dr Prasad Ranaweera MD

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Event Details

Date:
24 May 2017 at 2:00 pm – 24 May 2017 at 3:00 pm
Venue:
Level 5 lecture theatre, Alfred Centre (2-3pm)
Campus:
Alfred Centre
Open to:
All
Cost:
Free
Register here:
No registration required
Categories:
Medicine, Nursing, Health Science; Seminars & Workshops

Description

Pharmaceutical Policy of Sri Lanka: The challenge of moving from innovative socialist policy to an open market economy.

Speaker: Dr Prasad Ranaweera MD, Sri Lankan Visiting Fellow

Introduced by: Assoc Prof. Ken Harvey

Dr Ranaweera comes from the Policy Analysis and Development Unit of the Sri Lankan Ministry of Health and has been awarded a prestigious and highly competitive Sri Lankan Government Fellowship to spend a year in the School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine at Monash University. He is studying Australian Medicines Policy, especially the process of translating research into policy and practice, and its relevance to Sri Lanka. While in Australia he will be visiting the Monash Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Therapeutic Guidelines Limited, the National Prescribing Service and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Division of the Department of Health.


Event Contact

Name
Associate Professor Anita Wluka
E-Mail
anita.wluka@monash.edu
Organisation
Monash University, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine.