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Second Interagency consultation on local production of essential medicines and health products

Europe/Zurich
In-Person
M605 (WHO, Geneva, Switzerland)

M605

WHO

Avenue Appia, 20 1211 Geneve
Description

Following on the recommendations of the IPC, WHO is convening the 2nd interagency consultation on local production to continue the dialogue and momentum on local production of essential medicines and health products.

The objectives of the meeting are to:

a. provide an update on recent activities in promoting local production from partners;

b. develop a common working definition for “local production” (refer to Appendix 2 for a compilation of definitions of local production used);

c. discuss the development of an interagency statement on the progress and the way forward in promoting local production (refer to Appendix 3 for a compilation of public statements);

d. establish a standing IPC subcommittee on local production.

 

The expected outcomes of the meeting include:

a. elements for a common working definition for “local production”;

b. a draft outline of an interagency statement on the progress and way forward in promoting local production;

c. establishment of a standing IPC subcommittee on local production;

d. recommendations for the way forward.

Definition of local production
draft concept note
Information for participants
Interagency Statement on local production
Sub-committee TOR
    • Registration
    • Opening and Welcome
    • Review and adoption of the agenda
    • Updates from partners
    • 10:10
      Coffee Break
    • Presentation 1

      Working definition of local production (by WHO)

    • Discussion 1

      Elements for the working definition of local production

    • 12:20
      Lunch Break
    • Presentation 2

      Draft outline for interagency statement on promoting local production

    • Discussion 2

      Interagency statement on promoting local production

    • Discussion 3

      Assessment tool on feasibility and readiness for sustainable local production

    • 15:15
      Coffee Break
    • Discussion 4

      Local production of condoms (UNFPA)
      Any other topics?

    • Discussion 5

      Establishment of IPC subcommittee Recommendations and the way forward

    • Discussion 6

      Reporting to the IPC

    • Closing remarks

      done by Mark Ward