Webinar: Technological innovations for pharmacy in Africa amidst the Covid-19 pandemic

Dr. Prosper Hiag, who facilitated our last QUAMED member webinar, appealed to drug regulators in Africa at a regional workshop in Lagos, Nigeria. He asked them to enact laws to guide the practice of internet pharmacy across the continent. The event was held under the theme: “Technological innovations for pharmacy in Africa amidst the Covid-19 ...

Webinar: The Renaissance of The African Pharmaceutical Industry

On July 8 and July 9, Dr Patrick Lukulay and Dr Prosper Hiag presented a webinar to Quamed members on the renaissance of the African pharmaceutical industry: challenges, opportunities, and how the industry is poised to locally meet more of the health needs of African populations. More than 25 of our members participated in the ...

Pharmaceutical Patents and Monopolistic Pricing

South Africa’s struggle to increase access to anti-retroviral medications decades ago focused attention on the relationship between patent protection and high medicine prices. The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn greater attention to the cost of pharmaceutical technologies and the inequitable access to these. Globally this has raised concerns about the impact of the 1994 World Trade ...

Fighting poor-quality health products in times of COVID19 and beyond

Dear Colleagues and Friends, To prevent, detect and combat poor-quality health products, it is urgent to strengthen the collaboration and synergies between the different stakeholders, and in particular regulators and law enforcement authorities. I am happy to inform you that Belgium organizes, in the frame of the 30th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ), with the support of UNODC, ...

RAFAELLA’S LITERATURE UPDATE

Be-cause Health & QUAMED literature updates Dear Friends, The USP, Sabin Vaccine Institute and WHO organize on upcoming 15 March (4:30-6:00 pm CET) a webinar on “Quality, Speed & Equity: Delivering COVID-19 Vaccines to the World” (see flyer attached). Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist at WHO, will be one of the speakers. Despite the current “webinar fatigue”, this ...

Quality, Speed & Equity: Delivering COVID-19 Vaccines to the World.

Dear Friends & Colleagues, The U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP), World Health Organization (WHO) & Sabin Vaccine Institute are pleased to invite you to attend the upcoming webinar, “Quality, Speed & Equity: Delivering COVID-19 Vaccines to the World.” This event will be held on 15 March 2021 at 10:30am – 12:00pm EDT / 2:30 – 4:00pm GMT. This virtual event will convene ...

RAFFAELLA’S LITERATURE UPDATE

Be-cause Health & QUAMED literature updates Dear Friend, With apologies for any double posting, I would like to draw your attention to two interesting online events next week – even if we are overflooded with webinars, it may be worth saving some time: The two webinar sessions of the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network, on 22 and ...

Webinar QUAMED services

We would like to thank our members for their participation. A total of 42 of our members and some prospective membres participated in our French (Monday the 25th of January 2021) and English (Tuesday, the 26th) webinars on our technical services. Sandrine Cloëz and Laurine Lavergne presented in some detail the technical visits and audits ...