Boston University to host 2017 Quality of Medical Products and Public Health short course

The third Quality of Medical Products and Public Health course will take place in Boston, USA this year, from 10-14 July. The course is a pioneering initiative developed by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of Oxford.


This year, Boston University School of Public Health will be hosting the course. The deadline to apply for one of the 25 places is 1 April; participants from low- and middle-income countries have a 25% discount and can apply for full scholarships. 

The course is aimed at professionals who work in regulatory bodies, health policy agencies, international health organisations, academia, pharmaceutical industries and those who are involved and/or interested in the quality of medical products.

This year’s programme will include: medicine quality definitions, the epidemiology of poor quality medicines, the basics of medicine regulation, chemical and packaging analysis and quick tests, as well as discussions on what needs to be done to improve the global supply of quality assured medicines.

Participants from low- and middle-income countries have a 25% discount. Full scholarships are also available.

The course is limited to 25 participants. The deadline to apply for a place is 1 April.

You will find more information on the course and the application form here.