Vienna, 27th January 2022 In a webinar jointly organized by the Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs (VNGOC), UNODC Civil Society Unit and the International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC), experts from UNODC and civil society presented UNODC’s Global Program on Access to Controlled Medicines and best practices in overcoming barriers to access. They highlighted the need for cooperation across all sectors, international organizations, governments, civil society, caregivers, and patients.
The meeting was held via Zoom and interpretation in French, Russian and Spanish was available. In case you missed it we recorded the event and you can find the presentations below.
The event featured presentations from Elizabeth Mattfeld (UNODC, Coordinator of the Global Program on Access to Controlled Medicines), Mark Mwesiga (Palliative Care Association Uganda) and Smriti Rana (Pallium India).