Events: Feb 2019

24 January 2019 to 1 February 2019
The 144th session of the WHO Executive Board will meet at WHO headquarters, Geneva, from Thursday, 24 January to Friday, 1 February 2019, commencing at 09:30.
19 February 2019
The manufacture and distribution of falsified medicines is a growing public health risk with an untold cost to lives. However, the implementation of the safety features of the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) on February 9 2019, is a major advance that will greatly help to protect patients from...
21 February 2019
Connecting the dots in the care continuum Organised by the Economist Intelligence Unit, this summit will gather policy-makers, healthcare practitioners, patient advocates and industry representatives for a highly interactive, global agenda examining the challenge of keeping the patient at the...
21 February 2019
Organised by the NGO Committee co-founders (EURORDIS and Ågrenska) and Rare Diseases International, this is the second high-level event of the NGO Committee for Rare Diseases and will be taking place to mark the occasion of Rare Disease Day 2019 happening on 28 February. Over 30 speakers...
28 February 2019
The theme for Rare Disease Day 2019 is 'Bridging health and social care '. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients' lives. The campaign targets primarily the general...