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Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche

Feb 27, 2018 3:00 PM - Feb 28, 2018 9:00 PM

Rue Sidi Belyout, Casablanca, 20190, Morocco

1st Regional Conference on Regulatory Harmonisation


The 1st Regional Conference on Regulatory Harmonisation is connecting cross-country experts for collaborative discussion to improve access to medicines and therapies for the citizens and patients in the Maghreb Region.

The Region is rapidly moving towards playing a major role in innovation and development of new medicines. The conference offers the opportunity for key stakeholders, including representatives from health authorities, local and multinational pharmaceutical companies, academia, and international governmental and non- governmental organisations: to exchange progressive views on key topics, and to identify focus areas for ongoing efforts aimed at increasing patient access to new and improved medicines.

Issues and discussions will be addressed through the lens of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, World Health Organisation, and global needs as well as multidisciplinary perspectives.

4 Reasons to Attend:

  • Participate in a uniquely neutral discussion on how Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia can play a leadership role in drug development.
  • Gain behind-the-scenes access to the future of health policy in the Maghreb region.
  • Learn best practices from global life sciences and regulatory leaders on how to address rapidly changing needs of patients.
  • Establish leading strategies and processes for getting breakthrough medicines to patients faster.

French - English translation will be available throughout the conference

Topics will include:

  • Regulatory processes in the region
  • Pre-marketing
  • Post-marketing
  • Biosimilars
  • Patient Access
  • Safety and Pharmacovigilance Management
  • Life cycle management
  • Non-prescription medicines

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Who should attend?

Representatives from Health Authorities and Professionals in:

• Regulatory Affairs
• Quality Assurance
• Clinical
• Safety
• Research & Development

And other professionals involved in or interested in the aspects surrounding
• Registration and Life Cycle Management of medicinal products and
• Regulatory convergence

Program Committee

  • Dounia   El Maimouni
    Dounia El Maimouni
    JANSSEN, France
  • Hany  Gamal
    Hany Gamal Regional Drug Regulatory Affairs Head, Middle East, Turkey & Africa
    Boehringer Ingelheim, United Arab Emirates
  • Nevena  Miletic
    Nevena Miletic Regulatory Policy Lead
    Roche, Switzerland
  • Myriam  Sedrati
    Myriam Sedrati Regulatory Affairs Director North and West Africa
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Morocco
  • Anne  Grandjacquot
    Anne Grandjacquot Head of Regulatory Affairs - Africa Region
    Sanofi, France
  • Janis  Bernat, MSc
    Janis Bernat, MSc Director, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs
    IFPMA, Switzerland
  • Bouchra  Essaoui
    Bouchra Essaoui Drug Regulatory Affairs Head - Morocco, Tunisia & Libya
    Novartis Pharma Maroc SA, Morocco
  • Oumkaltoum   Lahlou
    Oumkaltoum Lahlou Head of Regulatory Affairs North & West Africa
    Merck, Tunisia

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