Medicines: access, affordability, and use in Asia - challenges and opportunities

4 June 2012

Dr. Anita Katharina Wagner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School and in 2011-12, is a visiting research professor at the National University of Singapore.

Dr Wagner is a clinical pharmacist, pharmacoepidemiologist, and pharmaceutical policy researcher. Her research focuses on: access to and affordability of medicines among vulnerable populations, particularly in low and middle
income countries.

Dr Wagner founded the global Medicines and Insurance Coverage Initiative (MedIC) of the Boston WHO Collaborating Center in Pharmaceutical Policy. MedIC is a unique partnership which aims to improve population
health by supporting the design, implementation, evaluation, and routine monitoring of evidence based medicines benefit policies.

Dr. Wagner co-directs the Harvard Medical School Fellowship in Pharmaceutical Policy Research and directs global MedIC Courses in Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis. Dr. Wagner received her Master of Public Health degree in international health and Doctor of Public Health degree in epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health.

She holds a doctorate in clinical pharmacy from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences and a German master-equivalent degree in pharmacy.

Time: 2.00pm - 1.30pm

Location: Lecture Theatre 351, Education Building

Cost: Free

Contact: Emma Dupal

Phone: 9036 5412

Email: 56182b2f5f3d14342001184508145f2131772f122d455707