Essential medicines and health products

Clinical Pharmacology

in Health Care, Teaching and Research

Publication details

Number of pages: 80
Publication date: October 2012
Languages: English


This position paper regarding the roles of clinical pharmacology in health care, teaching and research was composed and edited by representatives of the International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS). It is an updated and edited version of a recent publication entitled “Clinical Pharmacology in Research, Teaching and Health Care- Considerations by IUPHAR, the International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology” which was published in the journal Basic and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology (BCPT) in 2010, Volume 107, pages 531 – 559. This document contains new chapters of special relevance to global health.