Essential medicines and health products

Bi-regional consultation on good governance
for improved access to medicines

9 – 11 November 2015, Manila, Philippines


Monday 9 November

08:30 - 09:00 Registration

09:00 - 09:15 Welcome message

Kees de Joncheere, Director WHO Department of Essential Medicines and Health Products

Kenneth Hartigan-Go, MD Department of Health Philippines

09:15 - 09:30 Introductions

09:30 - 09:45 Administrative announcements / Introduction to the agenda and meeting objectives

09:45 - 10:00 Group photo

10:00 - 11:10 Global and Regional Perspectives

11:10 - 11:40 Experience with Good Governance for Medicines in countries

11:40 - 13:00 Multi-stakeholder policy dialogue

Panel discussion:

Mr Roberto Pagdanganan, MeTA Philippines Chair

Dr Ana Melissa S. Guerrero, Programme Manager, Representative for the National Center for Pharmaceutical Access and Management Department of Health

Mr Josefino de Guzman, President, Psoriasis Philippines, Representative, Philippine Alliance of Patients with Chronic Illness (PAPCI)

Ms Leonila M. Ocampo, RPh, MS, Board Director/Past President, Philippine Pharmacists Association, President, Asia Pacific Institute for Medication Management, Inc.

Facilitator: Mr Roderick Salenga, National Professional Officer, WHO Country Office Philippines

14:00 - 15:30 Information and transparency in the pharmaceutical sector
Workshop Session

16:00 - 17:30 Presentations from workshop session and discussion

17:30 - 19:30 WPRO welcome reception