Cairo University to introduce Pharmacoeconomics programme in cooperation with UK's Bournemouth University

Ahram Online , Sunday 6 Feb 2022

Cairo University will introduce an online pharmacoeconomics and health technology assessment diploma programme at the Faculty of Pharmacy as part of the credit-hour system in cooperation with the United Kingdom’s Bournemouth University.

Egypt s Cairo University (Photo:Ahram)
Egypt s Cairo University (Photo:Ahram)

The announcement came in a conference hosted by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Cairo University on Sunday.

Cairo University President Mohamed Othman El-Khosht explained that the programme aims to lay the foundations for understanding pharmacoeconomics as part of health economics.

El-Khosht added that the partnership between Cairo University and Bournemouth University contributes to creating new opportunities for students who work or aim to work in the fields of the pharmaceutical, medical, or diagnostic industries or within the formulation of health technology policy.

He noted that Cairo University is eager to continue developing academic programmes as per international standards and provide the knowledge and skills necessary to graduate exceptional alumni who have the ability to meet the needs of society and compete at national and international levels in various fields, including health care.

The duration of programme is one academic year that includes 32 credit hours as well as a graduation project.

Instruction will be carried out by Cairo University and international professors, who are experts in the field of pharmacoeconomic and health technology.

Admission into the programme requires a degree in an area related to health care such as pharmacy, veterinary medicine, medicine, and nursing, with a minimum ‘Very Good’ final grade, the statement said.

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