Essential medicines and health products

The 2010's:
Essential medicines within health reform

Moderator: Kees de Joncheere

14.00: Essential medicines and health reform in China

  • Ye Lu
    PhD, Professor, Director of the Department of Health Economics,
    School of Public Health Fudan University, Shanghai, P.R. China

14.10: The need for generic policies as part of health reform

  • Richard Laing
    Coordinator Medicines Information and Evidence for Policy,
    WHO Geneva/HSS/EMP/MIE

14.20: Essential medicines for non-communicable diseases

Shanthi Mendis

14.30: Panel discussion:
What are the key future policy issues? What is needed? Where do we go from here?

16.00: The future of essential medicines

  • Hans Hogerzeil
    Former Director Department of Essential Medicines Policies
    WHO Geneva HSS/EMP/OOD