Tag «Director General»

Director General rescinds Goodwill Ambassador appointment

22 October 2017Over the last few days, I have reflected on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa. As a result I have decided to rescind the appointment. I have listened carefully to all who have expressed their concerns, and heard the different issues that they have …

Positive disruptions in the pharma world

Mumbai, July 21, 2017:  The Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) held its fifth annual HR summit in the city, today. The participants were drawn together to discuss this year’s theme ‘3D – Future of Pharma’ in the context of the growing importance and impact of diversity, digitalization and design thinking in brands. In …

WHO urges action against HIV drug resistance threat

20 July 2017 | GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) alerts countries to the increasing trend of resistance to HIV drugs detailed in a report based on national surveys conducted in several countries. The Organization warns that this growing threat could undermine global progress in treating and preventing HIV infection if early and effective action …

Statement on the pernicious impact of corruption on trade and development at event celebrating the 50th Anniversary of UNCITRAL

4 July 2017 VIENNA, 4 July (UN Information Service) – On behalf of the UN Office at Vienna, I wish the UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) a happy 50th birthday. UNCITRAL’s contribution to international trade during that half century has been immense. Through your collective efforts you have helped unify international trade laws, …

OPCW Director-General Visits China​

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 15 June 2017 — The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, met with senior Chinese officials and delivered a lecture at Peking University during his visit to China from 10 to 15 June. In Beijing, the Director-General met with State Councillor, Mr Yang …

Implementing Policies into Best Practices in NCD management

  OPPI Sixth Healthcare Access Summit on NCDs supported by Ministry of Health and Department of Pharmaceuticals OPPI members committed to working towards managing NCDs Bollywood actress and cancer crusader Ms Manisha Koirala pledged her support towards leading a healthier and happier life   Delhi, June 09, 2017:  The Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India …