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Advancing the Antimicrobial Drug Quality Agenda through Coalition Building: Lessons from AMR Response

A presentation by Mohan P. Joshi, Principal Technical Advisor and Lead for Pharmaceutical Services, SIAPS. Presented at a side event during the 2018 Prince Mahidol Awards Conference on the theme “Monitoring and Improving Medicines Quality through AMR National Action Plans”, organized by USP, USAID, the Thai Food and Drug Authority, and the Thai Department of Medical Sciences on January 29, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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SIAPS Showcases Key Approaches at Africa’s Medicine Regulation Conference, Accra, Ghana

The 3rd Biennial Scientific Conference on Medical Products Regulation in Africa (SCOMRA), which took place November 27–28, 2017, in Accra, Ghana, focused on “Sustaining the Momentum for Regulatory Harmonization in Africa.” Participants and presenters shared their experiences and lessons learned to contribute to the future of medical products regulation and harmonization in Africa. Staff from the USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) program presented posters highlighting the program’s work and key findings. SIAPS’s participation in the conference was critical for highlighting the support the program has offered countries to strengthen their medicine regulatory systems since 2011.

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What Gets Defined, Gets Measured: A Definition and Framework for Pharmaceutical Systems Strengthening

A presentation by Helena Walkowiak, Principal Technical Advisor for SIAPS, on December 6 2017.

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The Antimicrobial Resistance Challenge: No Room for Complacency

A presentation by Mohan P. Joshi, Principal Technical Advisor and Lead for Pharmaceutical Services, SIAPS, at USAID in Arlington, VA on November 9 2017.

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SIAPS at Namibia’s First National AIDS Conference

The SIAPS Namibia team participated in Namibia’s first National AIDS Conference (NAC) on 28 – 30 November, 2016.  Under the theme, “Together We Are Ending AIDS In Namibia”, the conference brought together the Namibia Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS), national HIV program, and other key stakeholders to reflect on achievements made so far […]

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SIAPS presents at the 76th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Through a sustainable pharmaceutical systems strengthening approach, the SIAPS program shared experiences from Namibia, Ukraine, Vietnam, and South Africa through the following presentations, which aimed to illustrate multi-pronged interventions to address the global burden of disease. SIAPS staff actively participated and presented at the 76th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Buenos Aires, Argentina. […]

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Analysis of Medicines Expenditure in Ukraine: Implications for Rational Selection

Konduri N, Lebega O. Analysis of medicines expenditure in ukraine: Implications for rational selection. E9 Short oral presentation, Part 2a (Practice & Education) at the 76th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2016, Buenos Aires, Argentina. August 30, 2016.

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SIAPS Presents on OSPSANTE and OSPSIDA at WHO Francophone Technical Briefing Seminar on Medicine Policy 2016

The World Health Organization Department of Essential Medicines and Health Products invited SIAPS to participate in its annual French Technical Briefing Seminar, held 9-13 May, in Geneva, Switzerland.  The seminar, held every year since 1998, brings together experts working in the pharmaceutical and health sector programs in francophone countries, around current and topical issues related […]

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Containing Antimicrobial Resistance to Realize the Goals of Universal Health Coverage

Joshi MP. Containing antimicrobial resistance to realize the goals of universal health coverage. Oral presentation at the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN) Forum 2016, Tubingen, Germany. May 18-21, 2016.

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Bangladesh: SIAPS Participation at the MA4Health Inter-Country Conference

The Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program team in Bangladesh participated in the first Inter-Country Conference on Measurement and Accountability for Health (MA4Health), held on April 26-28, 2016 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The event was organized by World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the German agency for international […]

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