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Sub-regional workshop for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

8 November 2018

 

Evidence based policies for public procurement of family planning commodities
Sub-regional workshop for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek, Hotel Orion, November 8-9, 2018

 

Time

Activity

Facilitator/Presenter

Day 1, November 8 (Thursday)

8:00 – 8:30

Registration 

8:30 – 9:15

Opening remarks

 

Mr. Madamin Karataev, Deputy Minister of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic

Ms. Aigul Boobekova, Expert of Civil development  and religious policy, President office of the Kyrgyz Republic

Mr. Marat Kaliev, Head of Mandatory Health Insurance Fund,

Mr. Ulan Ozumbekov, Head of procurement under the Ministry of Finance 

UNFPA video  message, Mr. Ian McFarlane, Deputy Director, UNFPA Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Office (EECARO)

Mr. Meder Omurzakov, Assistant Representative, CO UNFPA of Kyrgyz Republic

9:30 – 9:35

Group photo

9:35 – 10:00

Health break

Session 1. Chair: 

Mr. Samat Toimatov , Head of Health Care and Medicine Policy Department, 

Ministry of Health, of Kyrgyz Republic

Co-Chair: Mr. Teymur Seyidov, Programme Specialist, UNFPA EECARO, Turkey

Session rapporteur: Ms. Nurgul Smankulova, UNFPA Kyrgyz Republic

 

10:00 – 10:30

Setting the stage. Introduction of the participants. Participants' expectations. Workshop objectives.

Mr. Teymur Seyidov, UNFPA Programme Specialist EECARO, Turkey

Mr. Mihai Horga, Senior Advisor, EEIRH. Romania

10:30 – 11:00

Survey of the laws, regulations, structures and processes for contraceptive procurement in selected EECA countries: rationale, scope of the exercise, methodology, teamwork, key deliverables.

Mr. Mihai Horga, Senior Advisor, East European Institute for Reproductive Health (EEIRH), Romania

11:00 – 11:30

Health break

 

11:30 – 13:00

Ensuring universal access to quality assured commodities for the most vulnerable: country perspectives on commitment, coverage, success stories and perceived barriers on procurement through UNFPA Procurement Services

Presentations by the Country representatives:

Kyrgyzstan (10 min)

Georgia (10 min)

Kazakhstan (10 min)

Moldova (10 min)

Tajikistan (10 min)

Turkmenistan (10 min)

Uzbekistan (10 min)

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch break

Session 2Chair:

Mr. Sahetmammet Sahetmammedov, Head of accounting and finance department,

 Ministry of health and medical industry of Turkmenistan

Co-Chair: Mr. Teymur Seyidov, Programme Specialist, UNFPA EECARO, Turkey

Session rapporteur: Ms.Asel Turgunova, UNFPA Kyrgyz Republic

 

14:00 – 14:45

Plenary discussion on key issues raised by countries, commonalities and specificities

Mr. Teymur Seyidov, UNFPA Programme Specialist EECARO, Turkey

Mr. Mihai Horga, Senior Advisor, EEIRH. Romania

14:45 – 15:15

Health break

15:15 – 16:15

Procurement of Reproductive Health Commodities through UNFPA Procurement Services

Mr. Andrés Blasco, Procurement Specialist - Team Lead, Arab States, Asia Pacific and Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Procurement Services Branch, UNFPA Denmark

Questions and answers

16:15 – 16:45

WHO Prequalification of medicines: Overview

Accelerating registration of WHO Prequalified medicines.

Ms. Seloi Mogatle, Technical Specialist, Procurement Services Branch, UNFPA Denmark

Questions and answers

16:45 – 17:00

Economic analysis
in support of policy decisions
for contraceptive security

Ms. Cosmina Chirilean, Economic Director, East European Institute for Reproductive Health (EEIRH) , Romania Mr. Nicu Fota, Economist, East European Institute for Reproductive Health (EEIRH) , Romania

17:00

CLOSE OF DAY ONE

Day 2, November 9 (Friday)

 

Session 3. Chair:

Mr. Gheorghe Gorceag, Head of Medicines and Medical Devices Policies Service Ministry of Health, Labour and Social Protection of the Republic of Moldova

Mr. Abzaliyev Rauan Қairatpekuly, chief expert of the Department for monitoring and analysis of drug supply of the Pharmacy Committee of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Co-Chair/s: Ms. Seloi Mogatle, Technical Specialist, Procurement Services Branch, UNFPA Denmark

Mr. Andrés Blasco, Procurement Specialist - Team Lead, Arab States, Asia Pacific and Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Procurement Services Branch, UNFPA Denmark

Session rapporteur: Mr. Khurshed Irgitov, UNFPA Tajikistan

 

8:45 – 9:00

Overview from previous day

 

9:00 – 11:00

Group work in national teams: Root cause analysis of the perceived barriers that prevent from procuring contraceptive commodities using UNFPA Procurement Services

Mr. Teymur Seyidov, UNFPA Programme Specialist EECARO, Turkey

Mr. Mihai Horga, Senior Advisor, EEIRH. Romania

11:00 – 11:30

Health break

11:30 – 13:00

Group work in national teams: Developing Action Plans

Mr. Teymur Seyidov, UNFPA Programme Specialist EECARO, Turkey

Mr. Mihai Horga, Senior Advisor, EEIRH. Romania

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch break

 

Session 4Chair

 Mr.  Saidali Hafizov, Head of Economic and Health Budget Unit, 

Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Tajikistan

Mr. Marat Sadikov, Head of the Department of Maternal and Child Health,

Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Co-Chair: Mr. Meder Omurzakov, Assistant Representative, UNFPA Kyrgyzstan

Session rapporteur: Ms. Eugenia Berzan, UNFPA Moldova

 

14:00 – 15:30

Group work reporting to the plenary and discussions

Mr. Teymur Seyidov, UNFPA Programme Specialist EECARO, Turkey

Mr. Mihai Horga, Senior Advisor, EEIRH. Romania

15:30 – 16:00

Evaluation of the Workshop. Conclusions and closing remarks

 

CLOSE OF THE MEETING

Mr. Teymur Seyidov, Programme Specialist, UNFPA EECARO

Mr. Andrés Blasco, Procurement Specialist - Team Lead, Arab States, Asia Pacific and Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Procurement Services Branch, UNFPA

Ms. Seloi Mogatle, Technical Specialist, Procurement Services Branch, UNFPA

16:15 – 16:15

 Health break

                                                                                            Session 5                 

16:15 – 17:00  

Internal UNFPA meeting