Plenary Session I: Committing to a global agenda on primary health care


Samira Goussous, FIP Vice President & Regional Conference Global Liaison (Jordan)
Ema Paulino, FIP Professional Secretary (Portugal)


09:00 – 09:05 Welcome and introductions from the Chairs

09:05 – 09:15 Opening remarks
Catherine Duggan, FIP Chief Executive Officer (The Netherlands)

09:15 – 09:25 FIP Presidential Address
Dominique Jordan, FIP President (Switzerland)

09:25  – 09:35 JPA Presidential Address
Zeid Al Kilani, JPA President (Jordan)

09:35 – 09:40 Message from the JPA Conference Steering Committee
Nizar Mhaidat, Chair of the JPA Conference Steering Committee (Jordan)

09:40 – 09:45 Message from the EMROPharm Forum
Salah Kandil, EMROPharm Forum President (Jordan)


09:45 – 09:55 Video Address from World Health Organization (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (EMRO)
Ahmad Al Mandhari, Regional Director of WHO EMRO

09:55 – 10: 15 Achieving better primary health care for the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Needs, priorities and the role of pharmacy
Adi Al-Nuseirat, Technical Officer, Essential Medicines and Pharmaceuticals, Department of Health System Development, WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (EMRO)