Webinar: Increased Access Medicines

Inviting you to 2 very interesting webinars, both revolving around e-drug. The first one was organized by MTaPS on the Regional Harmonization of Medicines Regulation: Reaping Benefits Beyond Borders. REGISTER HERE: https://msh-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAsdeivrz0rGdYmzhO99hTGho7RCoqNnWJa And the second one by the Pharmaceutical  Accountability Foundation(PAF) on Promoting Access to Medicines through Legal Procedures. REGISTER HERE: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScaYcD8WFV1pAf95LHhq52irwZ5G-eP_DxZFUDB9eHU2mb1tQ/viewform They both happen to contribute to increased access ...

Webinar: A Technical Discussion: Local Versus International Procurement

If you too want to hear different experiences from the field and identify common challenges and solutions to improve procurement processes of pharmaceuticals at the international and local levels, then join JSI’s webinar on Local Versus International Procurement. This event will tackle the different advantages and disadvantages of diverse procurement options.Register here: https://jsi.zoom.us/webinar/register/4716359170608/WN_Jo8CeBmNTh-y3FkAZHSbvg

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 ...