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Healthcare Systems & Economics

This session includes a wide description of different kinds of healthcare systems all over Europe, as well as information about the socio-economic framework and healthcare macro-management. It explores in depth the Spanish healthcare system and the policies of the Spanish Sistema Nacional de Salud.

DATE(S): 10/05/2023 (17h – 18:30h)
LECTURER: José Ramón Repullo
PRICE: € 50

Private healthcare insurances

The objective of this session is to give attendees a clear understanding of the insurance sector, by taking an in-depth look at the Spanish market. It includes a description of the types of insurance policies around the world and the organization of the insurance market in Spain: the main players, distribution channels, processes, value chain, etc. all supported by up-to-date market data.

DATE(S): 16/05/2023 (17h – 18:30h)
LECTURER: Luis Garcia
PRICE: € 50

Health & Disease in the Developing World

The goal of this lecture is to discuss the complex interplay of factors that contribute to poor health outcomes in these regions, including poverty, limited access to healthcare, inadequate infrastructure, and political instability. You will also explore the role of international aid and cooperation in addressing these challenges, highlighting both the successes and failures of past efforts. Overall, this lecture is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in global health and development to gain a deeper understanding of the issues at play and to learn from a leading expert in the field.

DATE(S): 23/05/2023 (17h – 18:30h)
LECTURER: Rafael Vilasanjuan
PRICE: € 50

Additional information


We offer a 50% discount (for any category, but not accumulative) to students who are in their final academic year at university, or who are studying a master’s degree related to the following fields: business, engineering, life sciences or design. If interested, please send an e-mail to aalbacete@biocat.cat, with the subject "Short Programs Discount", providing your details and attaching a copy of your university registration. Promotions are limited and will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cancellation Policy

To withdraw from a session you must send an e-mail to aalbacete@biocat.cat. If cancellation is received more than one week (7 working days) before the date of the Short Program session, you will be reimbursed for 100% of the registration fee. If cancellation is received during the week prior to the date of the lesson, you will be reimbursed for 50% of the registration fee. If no notice is given, participants will not be reimbursed even if they do not attend the session.

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