WHODrug User Group Meetings

Building a global medicines safety culture by sharing our knowledge.

Time to talk WHODrug

Are you interested in learning more about the latest WHODrug news? Do you want to hear about how other organisations utilise WHODrug Global in their coding activities and data analysis? If so, then register below and take the opportunity to attend any of the upcoming WHODrug User Group Meetings.

Uppsala Monitoring Centre is proud to host a number of WHODrug User Group Meetings on a yearly basis, all around the world. Join these meetings to learn more about WHODrug and interact with other WHODrug Users. The WHODrug User Group Meetings include presentations from UMC regarding the latest developments and ongoing projects. They also provide a unique opportunity to network, discuss and interact with fellow colleagues in the industry. It is free to attend these meetings if you are working for an organisation with a valid WHODrug licence.

For any questions regarding WHODrug User Group Meetings please do not hesitate to contact WHODrug@who-umc.org.

The WHODrug Team
Uppsala Monitoring Centre

WHODrug User Group meetings updates

Uppsala Monitoring Centre has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak and, after careful consideration, we have decided to replace the upcoming WHODrug User Group meetings in Shanghai and Washington, DC with webcasts.

In view of the current situation and the efforts of public health authorities in affected countries to control and prevent the disease from spreading further, we feel it is the right thing to do. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.

We thank you for your understanding and collaboration,


Washington, DC, USA

What: WHODrug User Group meeting
When: June 19, 2020
Where: Washington Plaza, Washington, DC USA

STATUS: Face-to-face meeting cancelled and replaced with webcast

The meeting scheduled to take place in Washington, DC on 19 June 2020 will now be a webcast. The special WHODrug User Group webcast – USA will take place on 23 June, with the agenda adjusted to the new format. Detailed information on the webcast, including the registration link, will be available soon.



What: Industry WHODrug User Group meeting 
When: Late September 2020 
Where: USA

Every year UMC encourages members from the industry community to take and lead and plan a User Group meeting. If you would like to apply to host the meeting, please get in touch via WHODrug@who-umc.org


Tokyo, Japan

What: WHODrug User Group meeting 
When: Autumn 2020 
Where: Tokyo, Japan

The spring Japanese User Group meeting has been postponed till the autumn to ensure our WHODrug users the best possible experience.

We will announce the new date as soon as possible.

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