Medicines

WHO Technical Briefing Seminar
on Essential Medicines and Health Products,
28 October - 1 November 2013,
World Health Organization Headquarters, Geneva.
Salle M 505



WEDNESDAY, 30 OCTOBER 2013

Facilitation: Clive Ondari , EMP/SAV


Global issues

09:00-09:45
Health and access to medicines as a human right
HV Hogerzeil, Former Director WHO/EMP


Options and tools for implementing pricing policies in countries

9:45-10:45
Measuring medicine prices and availability
Richard Laing and Jane Robertson, EMP/PAU


10:45-11:00 Tea/Coffee break


11:00 - 12:30
WHO/HAI Policy Reviews
Richard Laing, EMP/PAU

WHO Pricing policy guidelines
Clive Ondari, EMP/PAU


12:30-14:00 Lunch break



Facilitation: Gilles Forte , EMP/PAU


Collaboration with regions and countries

14:00-14:30
WHO strategy for working with countries
Gilles Forte, EMP/PAU

14:30-15:30
Good Governance in the Pharmaceutical Sector
Cecile Macé, EMP/PAU

Medicines Transparency Alliance
Deirdre Dimancesco, EMP/PAU and Tim Reed, Health Action International


15:30-16:00 Tea/Coffee break


16:00-17:00
Country experiences

17:00
Poster set-up


17:30-19:00
Reception and poster session in M building cafeteria


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