RAFAELLA’S LITERATURE UPDATE

Be-cause Health & QUAMED literature updates Ref. Twesigye G, Hafner T, Guzman J. Making the investment case for national regulatory authorities. J Pharm Pol Practices 2021: 14-16; https://doi.org/10.1186/s40545-021-00299-7 Dear Friend, In the attached paper, Twesigye and colleagues make an important case that there is a need to support the strengthening of national regulatory authorities (NRAs), which play an ...

Why an African Medicines Agency, Why Now?

Following the multi-stakeholder Call to AU Heads of State to Ratify the AMA Treaty the IAPO will be holding a virtual panel discussion on “Why an African Medicines Agency, Why Now?” that will take place from 14.20 to 15.20 CET on Wednesday, March 10th, as part of the African Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) 2021. The panel ...

STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION PRACTICES AUDIT

QUAMED’s experts have completed a Good Storage and Distribution Practices audit at CAMESKIN ( https://www.cameskin.org/ ) and GSDP technical visits with two private-sector for-profit pharmaceutical wholesalers. They are still in Kinshasa. The picture shows our experts in the CAMESKIN warehouse. Friday one of our experts will be travelling to Goma and visit Asrames (www.asrames.org) and the ...

RAFFAELLA’S LITERATURE UPDATE

Be-cause Health & QUAMED literature updates References: Faiva et al. Drug supply shortage in Nigeria during COVID‑19: efforts and challenges J of Pharm Policy and Pract (2021) 14:17 Uwizeyimana et al. Drug supply situation in Rwanda during COVID‑19: issues, efforts and challenges J of Pharm Policy and Pract (2021) 14:12 Dear Friend, Proper supply of ...

Medical Product Quality Reports by IDDO

Please do visit on a regular basis the IDDO site for information and to download their medical product quality reports. These reports are a great source of information. In the last issue, for example, they identified over 469 relevant articles that reported on incidents related to COVID-19 medical products. The articles covered more than 534 ...

Access to Covid-19 vaccines

Learning session: European citizens’ initiative for global acces to Covid-19 vaccines. A Zoom session co-organised by Be-Cause health. Please see attached document to participate or follow this link: https://www.be-causehealth.be/nl/bch-events/wg-determinants-of-international-health-second-learning-session-on-access-to-covid-19-vaccines-and-technologies/

Access to medicines: EPHA

The European Public Health Alliance organises a series of online discussions on key access to medicines (A2M) priorities bringing together thought leaders and policy-makers, academics, industry representatives and NGOs, for a frank discussion of European pharmaceutical policies. The next one is on the 8th of December. The topic is: “Will the EU be a wise ...