Posted on November 06, 2019
Globally it is estimated that one person in three has no guaranteed access to essential medicines. In the poorest parts of Africa and Asia, this proportion increases to one-half. Considerable attention has been paid to the issue of access to medicines for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, however little attention has been paid to questions of access to essential medicines for non-communicable diseases and diabetes. It therefore appears important to develop action research programs to define new strategies to improve diabetes management in resource-con-strained settings, and it is felt that an expert meeting will be a good tool to build a roadmap for action.
Monday, November 11, 2019 - 9 h to 18 h 30
Campus Biotech, Geneva
Key note presentation – Open to public
13 h - 14 h
Pr Emmanouil T. Dermitzakis
Dr Soumya Swaminathan - Chief Scientist, World Health Organization (WHO)
- Department of Genetic Medicine and Development, Faculty of Medicine; SIB; Health 2030 Genome Center; iGE3
- Access to the meeting requires registration.
- Access to the key note presentation is free.