Essential medicines and health products

WHO/UNICEF Technical Briefing Seminar
on Essential Medicines Policies,
29 October - 2 November 2012,
World Health Organization Headquarters, Geneva.
Salle A


MONDAY, 29 OCTOBER 2012

Facilitation: Dr Richard Laing, EMP/MPC

08:30-09:00
Registration Salle A, WHO/Headquarters)

Introduction

09:00-09:30
Welcome
Kees de Joncheere, Director EMP
Objectives of the seminar
Richard Laing EMP/MPC

09:30-10:30
Introduction of participants: gallery of experts
Richard Laing, EMP/MPC


10:30-10:45 Tea/Coffee break


10:45-11:00
Seminar overview and administration introductions
Mrs Anita Korinsek-Porta, EMP/MPC; Joanna McMahon, EMP/MAR

11:00-11:30
EMP role and responsibilities in implementing the WHO Medicines Strategy
Kees de Joncheere, Director EMP

11:30-12:30
Information resources
Claude Da Re, EMP/MPC and Kath Hurst, EMP/MPC


12:30-14:00 Lunch



Facilitation: Dr Clive Ondari, EMP/MAR


National Medicines Policies

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

14:45-15:45
Pharmaceutical Sector Profiles of Countries
Dr Gilles Forte, EMP/MPC and others


15:45-16:00 Tea/Coffee break


16:00-17:00
Access to Medical Devices
Adriana Velazquez-Berumen, EMP/DIM


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