Postal address:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology
Norwegian Institute of Public Health
P.O.Box 4404 Nydalen
0403 Oslo

Visiting/delivery address:
Marcus Thranes gate 6
0473 Oslo

Tel:  +47 21 07 81 60
Fax: +47 21 07 81 46


Course in the ATC/DDD is held annually in Oslo. This is a two day's course which gives detailed introduction to the methodology.  The purpose of the ATC/DDD and how to use the methodology is also covered in the course. The course consists of lectures, discussions and working groups. The course is open for all interested parties.  However, basic knowledge in common medical terminology is recommended.

The next annual course in ATC/DDD will be held in Oslo in 12-13 June 2017.

The Centre may also arrange courses on request in other countries which plan to start using the ATC/DDD methodology. Regional courses have been arranged in e.g. Ecuador, India, Morocco, Japan and South-Africa.

Last updated: 2016-11-02