Description of this module

Generic Drugs

Generic Drugs


Objectives - With this training, the attendee should be able to:

  • Understand the definitions of generic drug and brand drug;
  • Understand the difference between the two types of medicines;
  • Know the generic drugs evaluation systems;
  • Recognize the advantages of the generic drugs;
  • Clarify the questions from users regarding these drugs.


  • Generic drug
  • Brand drug
  • Drug evaluation systems
  • Advantages and issues
  • Contribution to human health
  • The drug approval agencies
  • Generic drugs in Angola
  • Expositive methods (oral exposure of the contents);
  • Demonstrative methods (pictures and videos displayed);
  • Active methods (case studies discussion and constant interaction with participants to consolidate the learned ideas and contents).
  • Final evaluation of the knowledge acquired by the learner;
  • Evaluation of the trainer, the training session and the training provider.
  • This training aims to involve all health professionals: pharmacists, technicians and pharmacy assistants, nurses and assistants, managers and supervisors who exercise their activity in the field of the pharmacy.
  • This training includes material to support the learning and an attendance certificate.