Published on 11 September 2023 / Public Health
WHO Africa and the Brazzaville Foundation intensify their cooperation
Around Richard Amalvy, Director of Brazzaville Foundation and Dr. Mohamed Ramzy Ismail, Team Leader, Drug Supply and Health Infrastructure, the team responsible for Drug Supply and Health Infrastructure at the WHO Regional Office for Africa, © Brazzaville Foundation.
At the heart of the discussions were several subjects, including the continuation of the pilot project aimed at developing a national plan to combat substandard and falsified medical products (SFMP) currently being tested in Togo, the results of which will serve as tools for the modeling exercise planned in the other member states; the modeling exercise of the methodology of the Lomé Initiative the 2023-2024 roadmap, which includes two international seminars on strengthening the regulatory and security framework in the fight against SFMP, to be held in the Republic of Congo and Senegal in collaboration with WHO, UNODC and other technical and financial partners in the 1st quarter of 2024; andorganisation a side event on SFMP at the 74th WHO Regional Committee for Africa, scheduled to take place in Brazzaville in August 2024.
The meeting concluded with a commitment by the parties to strengthen their partnership by inviting Brazzaville Foundation to finalise its application for accreditation as a regional non-state actor whose mission is to protect and promote public health in Africa.
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