Essential medicines and health products

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


THURSDAY, 20 NOV 2008

Facilitation: Dr Gilles Forte, EMP/MPC

Medicines Procurement & Supply Management Issues in the African Region

09:00-09:30
WHO Strategy for working with and in countries
Dr Gilles Forte, EMP/MPC

09:30-10:00
Mapping Partners involved in Medicines supply & distribution and In-depth Assessment of Medicines Supply management systems
Mrs Magali Babaley, EMP/MPC

10:00-10:30
Use of evidence in strengthening medicines supply systems: The case of Tanzania
Mr Joseph Muhume, MOH/Tanzania


10:30-10:45 Coffee


10:45-11:30
Discussion on regional and country activities


11:30-12:30
Human Rights and Access to Essential Medicines
Dr Hendrik V. Hogerzeil, Director EMP

12:30-14:00 Lunch



Facilitation: Dr Helene Moller, EMP/PAR

Global Issues

14:00-15:30
Global Strategy and Plan of Action on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property
Dr Elil Renganathan, DGD/PHI


15:30-15:45 Tea



15:45-16:45
International Regulatory Cooperation for Herbal Medicines (IRCH)
Dr Xiaorui Zhang, EMP/TRM

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