Medicines

WHO/UNICEF Technical Briefing Seminar
on Essential Medicines Policies,
16-20 Nov 2009,
World Health Organization Headquarters, Geneva

MONDAY, 16 NOV 2009

Facilitation: Dr Clive Ondari, EMP/MAR

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

Introduction

09:00-09:30
Welcome
Dr Carissa Etienne, ADG/HSS
Objectives of the seminar
Dr Hans Hogerzeil, Director EMP

09:30-10:15
Introduction of participants: gallery of experts
Dr Helene Moller, EMP/MAR and Dr Shanthi Pal, EMP/QSM


10:15-10:45 Coffee


10:45-11:00
Seminar overview and administration
Dr Helene Moller and Mrs Joanna McMahon, Anita Korinsek Porta

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 Thiago Miranda


12:30-14:00 Lunch


Facilitation: Dr Richard Laing, EMP/MIE

14:00 - 14:45
Health and access to medicines as a human right
Dr Hans Hogerzeil, Director EMP


Collaboration with countries

14:45-15:00
WHO strategy for working with and in countries
Mrs Helen Tata, EMP/MPC

15:00-15:45
Discussion on regional and country activities


15:45-16:00 Tea



Global issues

16:00-17:00
Global strategy and plan of action on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property
Mr Peter Beyer, DGO/PHI


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


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