First day of the WFH GPAS will focus on understanding policy environment and strategies for participating in healthcare decision making. The event will kick off with a keynote presentation from one of Europe’s leading experts in health economics and health technology assessment, Lieven Annemans, professor of health economics at Ghent University (Belgium). In his talk, Annemans will highlight the societal benefits of investing in healthcare and effective strategies for influencing healthcare decision making. The first day will also include a lightning round session with presentations from NMOs from around the world on advocacy initiatives, successes and lessons learned.
The second day of the event will explore strategies for tackling inequities in access to treatment and care, with a focus on various access and procurement models in an era of therapeutic advancements. A highlight of the program on day two will be a presentation by Bernadette Cappello (Switzerland) from the Essential Medicines List (EML) Secretariat of the World Health Organization (WHO). Cappello will deliver a presentation on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines, highlighting the importance of the list in guiding national procurement of therapies. The second day will also feature WFH PACT Advocacy Academy graduates representing NMOs from around the world sharing their future advocacy campaigns.
For more about the program, please view the WFH GPAS Program-at-a-Glance here.
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