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Gabor Hoffer

Debrecen, Hungary
2003 - 2004 IPF Fellow


Affiliation: Department of Social Medicine, Medical University of Debrecen, Hungary.
e-mail: hoffer@policy.hu
website: http://www.policy.hu/hoffer/

Fellow project

2003 - 2004: Revisiting pharmaceutical policy in Hungary
The aims of the project are to examine the formulation of Hungarian pharmaceutical policy including pricing, reimbursement and access regarding medicines; examine the process of Hungarian pharmaceutical policymaking; identify the main actors in the policy process since the foundation of the Health Insurance Fund in Hungary; examine the effects of cost-containment policies on access to medicines in previous years; review the evidences regarding best practices in international pharmaceutical policy initiatives and their applicability in Hungarian context; and produce a policy paper for the Hungarian Health Insurance Fund, the Ministry of Health and intergovernmental organizations responsible for pharmaceutical policymaking in Hungary.

Working groups: Public Health Policy
Relevant countries: Hungary


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