Meetings and Events
Asia Pacific Conference on National Medicines Policies, Sydney, Australia, 26 to 29 May 2012
The Asia Pacific Conference on National Medicines Policies (APCNMP) will take place in Sydney, Australia from 26 to 29 May 2012. This conference is being held in collaboration with NPS: Better choices, Better health (Australia's independent quality use of medicines implementation body), the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, the University of Newcastle and the World Health Organization.
The conference will provide the opportunity for countries in the Asia Pacific region to come together and share their knowledge, skills and experiences as they have moved to implement the various elements of their National Medicines Policies. Plenary sessions will provide a platform for interactive workshops. The workshops will be supported by information on the posters prepared by conference participants. The workshops will include topics such as universal access to medicines, rational use of medicines, generic medicines policies, and ethical promotion of medicines.