Working group meeting within research network – COST CA15105 Medicines Shortages

Drug shortages occur on pharmaceutical markets in almost all countries around the world. They have increased over the last decade, raising legitimate concerns among patients, medical staff and healthcare administrators, as well as the interest of researchers. Attempts are being made to better understand drug shortages and to find remedies. On 25 January 2018, a working group on investigating the multilateral effects of drug shortages in pharmaceutical markets (Working Group 5 – Measuring the impact of shortages on outcomes) met at the Didactic and Congress Centre of the Faculty of Medicine of the Jagiellonian University – Collegium Medicum in Krakow …

The Open Day of the Jagiellonian University

On 23 of March 2018, the Jagiellonian University (the Department of Communications and Marketing of the Jagiellonian University and 16 university faculties, as well as the Student Government of the Jagiellonian University) organized an annual Open Day for secondary school students, who are in the process of deciding to continue their education and choosing their university or field of study. This year’s Open Day attracted a lot of attention of young people. They visited in large numbers the stands, mostly led by students, but also partially by academics. The attendance at lectures, delivered by the academic staff, was also high. Many people, including employees and students of the Jagiellonian University, were intensively involved in the organization of these events. At the level of the Faculty of Health Sciences, the coordination was carried out by Dr Anna Leja-Szpak, the Dean’s Plenipotentiary for Promotion.