This course aimed to present the evolution of the national and European regulatory landscape and to discuss definitions, methods for evaluation and the state of the art of Therapeutic Effectiveness and Comparative Therapeutic Effectiveness.

Meta-analysis, systematic reviews, real world evidence, big data well as cohort and pragmatic trials will be addressed.

International Regulatory Perspective as well as the challenges and opportunities for this approach in Health Technology Assessment will be addressed and discussed.


Course Coordinator

Professor Ana Paula Martins, FFULisboa


To whom the course is designed

Course recipients: PhD Students, RAMPS students or other Master Students, Academics and Health Care Professionals.

Access qualifications: Master in Biomedical Sciences ( Mestrado Integrado em Ciências Médicas ou Farmacêuticas).


Course Conditions

Course dates: 2-3th May 2019

Course venue: Auditorium Maria Odette Santos-Ferreira of Faculty of Pharmacy of Universidade de Lisboa

Number of places: minimum: 15 and maximum: 30

Duration: theoretical hours: 13 and tutorial hours: 10

Learning and skills to be acquired by the student: Learn about basic concepts on Therapeutic Effectiveness and its role in the Regulatory and HTA system.

Teaching methodology: through lectures, case studies.

Evaluation methodology: assessment through a report made in an individual basis.


> Program: Advanced Training Course for Updating Skills in Assessing Therapeutic Effectiveness in Drug Lifecycle


Application and Payment

Deadline for online registrations for the Advanced Training Course for Updating Skills: Assessing Therapeutic Effectiveness in Drug Lifecycle are on-line: April 26, 2019

The payment of 35,00 € is by bank transfer to IBAN and the transfer receipt (Proof of Bank Transfer) should be sent to posgraduados@ff.ulisboa.pt until April 26, 2019. Registration will only be valid receipt of the payment proof.