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Prescrire events

Prescrire organises several annual or bi-annual events, all free of advertising or other outside support

Prescrire Awards
Every year in January, Prescrire organises the “Pilule d’Or” (“Golden Pill”) ceremony, where the annual Prescrire Awards for drugs, drug packaging and information are presented. Every year at this ceremony a conference-debate is organised on a subject related to public health.
> More information on the Prescrire Awards

Prescrire Prize
Every year in early October, Prescrire awards a prize for books or other publications chosen from amongst  those reviewed in Prescrire during the past year, and which are particularly thought-provoking or useful in the area of health and healthcare.
> More information on the 2016 Prescrire Prize
> More information on the Prescrire Prize (in French)

Les Rencontres Prescrire
The "Prescrire Encounters" are 2 days of exchanges, debates and poster presentations. The 2010 edition, held in Brussels, was on the theme "For accessible quality healthcare". The 2012 Rencontres Prescrire in Angers, France were devoted to the theme of working together in the name of better care. The 2017 Rencontres Prescrire were held in Toulouse, France on 23-24 June 2017, on the theme "Overmedication of society: a concern for everyone".
> More information on the Rencontres Prescrire (in French)

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