CASABLANCA MEETING INFORMATION

Schedule

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Afternoon:

  • Meeting of the members of the Steering Committee and the Organisation Committee of the Moroccan WHS Association.

Evening:

  • Registrations and Welcome Dinner for all participants

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Morning:

  • Welcome Remarks
    - A word of welcome by the president of GPDP

    - Introduction by a representative of the Steering Committee
    - Intervention by a representative of the Moroccan Ministry of Health

  • Introduction of the 3 items of the morning session: President of the session

  • African Pharmaceutical Markets Situation: presentation made by Safouane Noure, General Manager IQVIA Maroc

  • The pharmaceutical market and its challenges and opportunities in Maroc – representative of the Moroccan WHS association

  • Regulatory Harmonization in Africa – Activities and Trends: Presented by Lisa Headman, Group Lead, Supply and Access to Medicines for World Health Organization (WHO). Followed by a debate amongst all participants

COFFEE BREAK

  • Panel session: The outlook for the desired Manufacturer/Distributor Collaborations; can the expectations of both parties meet each other: moderated by Cyntia Genolet, Head of Health Systems & Africa Policy at IFPMA.
    Panel members:
    - A representative of the Pharmaceutical Industry in Morocco
    - Mr. Greg Badenhorst, Distributor Partnerships Executive, Healthcare: Africa Regions at Imperial Logistics
    - Mr. Kofi Addo-Agyekum, Chief Executive Officer of Kofikrom Pharmacy Ltd, Ghana
    The discussion will cover items like:
    -Overview of distribution systems in Various Countries and Means to develop them.
    -Supply Chain Safety and Integrity.

Afternoon:

  • Plenary session with distribution representatives of ALL countries present
    o Bylaws: Discussion on amendments proposed and Adoption.
    o Presentation of candidates for the Board and agree on voting rights
    o Election of Board members representing the countries and companies in their region depending on the candidatures received.
    o Discuss Association country location criteria

COFFEE BREAK

  • First Board meeting with those elected for the Board.
    o Allocation of roles and tasks as defined in the bylaws
    o Decide on the priorities of the association
    o Develop an action plan for the next year
    o Agree on the operational functioning of the association

Evening:

  • Celebration Dinner with top line communication of the Board decisions

Friday, October 11th, 2019

•Visit to a Pharmaceutical Distribution Company.
•Visit to a Production or Import Company of Pharmaceutical Products.
•Closing Lunch.

Participating Organizations

Country

Organization

Algeria ADPHA
Burkina Faso UBIPHARM
Belgium IQVIA
Cameroon SIAP Pharma
Ethiopia Elpis Pharmaceuticals Import PLC
Gabon EURAPHARMA
Ghana Chamber of Pharmacy
Ghana GOKALS Laborex LTD.
Ghana Kofikrom Pharmacy Ltd.
Kenya KHF / Harley's Limited
Madagascar Agrimm
Madagascar SOPHARMAD S.A.
Morocco EURAPHARMA
Morocco GPDP
Morocco Merck
Nigeria Advantage Health Africa
Nigeria NHC Pharmaceuticals
Rwanda Biomedical Rwanda
Senegal Duopharm
South Africa Imperial Logistics
Sudan Marwaco Commercial Enterprises Ltd.
Switzerland IFPMA
Switzerland World Health Organisation (WHO)
USA IFPW

There's still time to join!  Use and return the Participation Form below immediately to secure your spot at the meeting!

Documents

Participation Form
Proxy Form
Membership Interest Form
Board Candidacy Form
Country Criteria List
Proposed Country Tiers and Dues Contributions
General Assembly Ballot

Proposed ByLaw Revisions


Venue

Hyatt Regency Casablanca
Place des Nations Unies, Casablanca, Morocco, 20000
+212 5 22 43 1234
Link to Hyatt Regency Casablanca

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HOPE TO SEE YOU IN OCTOBER!

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