GSDP: Agence Congolaise de Réglémentation Pharmaceutique

On Monday, the 28th of February, our auditor Jean-Christophe Pelissier has worked with the Agence Congolaise de Réglémentation Pharmaceutique (ACOREP) in DRC. He facilitated training on Good Storage and Distribution Practices and how to conduct a Pharmaceutical Inspection and Audit. There were 33 participants in the training. As a follow-up to the training, Mr Pelissier ...

Webinar Series: EudraGMDP

Last week we held our first two QUAMED webinars of the year, in both English and French, with 36 people attending. The webinar topics were the #EudraGMDP database, presented by Valérie Solbes of MdM France and Didier Morellet of Première Urgence Internationale, and the USFDA medical devices databases, presented by Aida Cancel and Alexandra Guta from #FHI360 – thank you to the excellent presenters! Our #WebinarSeries will continue ...

Quamed: Zambia Audits

Our GSDP auditor, Mr Alex Kosyak (4th from left), has successfully finalised 3 #GSDP #audits in Zambia. He is shown here with the staff of Sterelin Medical & Diagnostics, one of the three suppliers that were audited.

Enabel: Making quality health products accessible to all

One of our members, Enabel is organizing together with the Africa CDC and other partners from Africa a high-level conference on “Making quality health products accessible to all – Towards an Africa-EU partnership in global health”. Three main areas will be covered: Structural solutions for equitable access to quality health products; access to and transfer ...

Global Health: Change in International Procurement Policies for Medicines

How the concept of WHO-listed authorities will change international procurement policies for medicines Very interesting article written by a two of our members, Raffaella Ravinetto, and Cécile Macé, without forgetting Lembit Rägo, Secretary-General, Council for International Organisations of Medical Sciences, Geneva, Switzerland. Find it here: https://gh.bmj.com/content/6/Suppl_3/e008109.full and read more about the ideas that will also ...

Article: Poor-Quality Medicines

From a review conducted by Christelle Ange Waffo Tchounga, it has been identified that the problem with SF medicines, is that they are studied sufficiently in Cameroon whilst poor-quality medicines are known to cause much public health and socioeconomic problems. Find out more about it here: https://www.ajtmh.org/view/journals/tpmd/105/2/article-p284.xml

Webinar: Franco-African – Covid-19

WEBINAR INVITATION: In partnership with the French Academy of Medicine (ANM) and the Tropical Infectiology Network Africa (RITA). WHEN: 25 February 2022, 4 pm from ParisTHEME: COVID-19 IN AFRICA For more details, please see the poster below and to register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScEQmUd9Rp8kO_OknzuhsaxGXuzU0Ng1krnjCDgC0T-tims_g/viewform

Access to Foreign Currency Influences Accesses to Medicines

Dr. Gamal Khalafallah Mohamed Ali is one of our members. He has recently published an article in the Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal on how access to foreign currency influences accesses to medicines. Please find his article here:  https://lnkd.in/etYS_g4Whttps://applications.emro.who.int/EMHJ/V28/01/1020-3397-2022-2801-74-77-eng.pdf?ua=1 Abstract: Improving access to quality medicines improves health, reduces suffering and extends lives. It is currently the most important ...

Quamed: Local Market Assessment

This past weekend, our auditor Anthony Bourasseau completed his visit to Iraq and returned to France. He successfully visited suppliers in Baghdad, Erbil and Duhok as part of a local market assessment. INTERSOS – Humanitarian Organization was the lead NGO for this LMA. The 2 visits to Iraq were funded by Chaîne de l’Espoir Belgique, ...

Webinar: Financing Universal Health Coverage in the face of instability

Share invitation for the webinar: Financing Universal Health Coverage in the face of instability.Date: February 10, 2022, as part of the Health Systems Global Webinar Series. To register: https://who.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eGH6qS68RpSOE512IeHp8A Find more information here: https://mailchi.mp/30368ca8230c/governance-in-support-of-common-goods-for-health-webinar-nov-14123530 Many countries face instability that affects the ability of the state to perform its functions and provide basic services to its ...