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?


09:00-10:45
Medicines - Quality Control and Assurance
WHO normative functions in the field of pharmaceuticals
Dr Sabine Kopp, EMP/QSM


10:45-11:00 Coffee


11:00-12:30
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

14:00-15:45
Prequalification of Essential Medicines
Dr Raul Kiivet & Dr André Van Zyl, EMP/QSM


15:45-16:00 Tea



16:00-17:00
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!)


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