Essential medicines and health products

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

MONDAY, 17 NOV 2008

Facilitation: Dr Hans Hogerzeil, Director EMP

08:30-09:00
Registration (M-505, M-Building, WHO/Headquarters)

Introduction

09:00-09:30
Welcome - Objectives of the Seminar
Dr Hans Hogerzeil, Director EMP

09:30-10:15
Introduction of participants: Gallery of experts
Dr Richard Laing, EMP/MIE and Dr Shanthi Pal, QSM


10:15-10:45 Coffee


10:45-11:00
Seminar overview and administration
Mrs Helene Moller, Mrs Ann Wilberforce

11:00-12:00
EMP role and responsibilities in implementing the WHO Medicines Strategy
Dr Hans Hogerzeil, Director EMP

12:00-12:30
Information resources
Mr Claude Da Re, Mrs Kath Hurst, Ms Liz Finney, Mr Jörg Hetzke, Mr Thiago Miranda


12:30-14:00 Lunch



National Medicines Policies

14:00-15:30
National Medicines Policies and Monitoring Implementation
Dr Richard Laing, EMP/MIE


15:30-15:45 Tea



Selection of Essential Medicines

15:45-17:15
Update 2006 WHO Model List of Essential Medicines Selection, and Paediatric Medicines
Dr Suzanne Hill, EMP/MAR


17:30-19:00 Reception with EMP staff members (WHO Restaurant, Main Building)