Essential medicines and health products

WHO/UNICEF Technical Briefing Seminar on Essential Medicines Policies, 17-21 Nov 2008, WHO HQ, Geneva

TUESDAY, 18 NOV 2008

Facilitation: Dr Sabine Kopp, EMP/QSM

What is quality?

Medicines - Quality Control and Assurance
WHO normative functions in the field of pharmaceuticals
Dr Sabine Kopp, EMP/QSM

10:45-11:00 Coffee

Drug Regulatory Overview
Dr Milan Smid, EMP/QSM (tbc)

12:30-14:00 Lunch
Optional Lunchtime Seminar, Room M105
"Conflicts of Interest and Guideline Development"
Prof. Lisa Bero, University of California, San Francisco


Prequalification of Essential Medicines
Dr Raul Kiivet & Dr André Van Zyl, EMP/QSM

15:45-16:00 Tea

Quality Control Assurance for Blood Products and Related Biologicals
Dr Ana Padilla, EMP/QSM

Evening: Dinner in Geneva (optional - all have to pay for themselves, sorry!)