Medicines

WHO/UNICEF Technical Briefing Seminar
on Essential Medicines Policies,
1-5 November 2010,
World Health Organization Headquarters, Geneva.
M-505, M Building

MONDAY, 1 NOV 2010

Facilitation: Dr Richard Laing, EMP/MIE

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
Mrs Helen Tata, EMP/MAR and Ms Caroline Mendy, EMP/QSM


10:15-10:45 Coffee


10:45-11:00
Seminar overview and administration
Mrs Anita Korinsek Porta, EMP/MIE; Ms Francine Neyroud, EMP/MPC;
Mrs Joanna McMahon, EMP/MAR and Ms Alessandra Ferrario, EMP/MAR

11:00-11:45
EMP role and responsibilities in implementing the WHO Medicines Strategy
Dr Hans Hogerzeil, Director EMP


11:45-12:30
Information resources
Mr Claude Da Re, EMP/MIE and Mrs Kath Hurst, EMP/MIE


12:30-14:00 Lunch


Facilitation: Dr Clive Ondari, EMP/MAR


National Medicines Policies

14:00-14:45
National Medicines Policies Process and Access to Medicines Index
Dr Richard Laing, EMP/MIE


14:45-15:45
Country Pharmaceutical Profiles
Dr Gilles Forte, EMP/MPC and Mr Enrico Cinella, EMP/MPC


15:45-16:00 Coffee



Selection of Essential Medicines

16:00-17:00
Update on WHO model list of essential medicines and paediatric medicines
Dr Suzanne Hill, EMP/MAR


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