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Jordan National Priorities And Milestones


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Jordan National Priorities And Milestones

  1. 1. Dr Taher Abu ElSamen, MeTA Council Chair Dr Rania Bader, MeTA Consulant Dr Abeer Rabayah, National MeTA Secretariat/ Technical Officer MeTA Jordan Priorities and Milestones MeTA 26/01/10
  2. 2. Situation analysis <ul><li>Successes in implementing MeTA workplan : </li></ul><ul><li>Government and the MeTA Chair support and a dedicated Council </li></ul><ul><li>The International MeTA Secretariat and the WHO, WB and HAI are supportive </li></ul><ul><li>MeTA being a country driven project stakeholder are keen to drive the process and work on activities </li></ul><ul><li>The cooperation between all stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Signing the CSO/ MOU </li></ul>26/01/10 MeTA
  3. 3. Situation analysis <ul><li>Successes in implementing MeTA workplan : </li></ul><ul><li>Agreement on Jordan MeTA Web site </li></ul><ul><li>Launching MeTA project in Jordan in May 09 </li></ul><ul><li>Holding the MeTA National Forum in November 09 </li></ul><ul><li>CSO Building Capacity process had started </li></ul><ul><li>The MeTA Council and committees meets regularly </li></ul>26/01/10 MeTA
  4. 4. Situation analysis/Cont.. <ul><li>Challenges in implementing MeTA workplan: </li></ul><ul><li>MeTA is a New concept </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-stakeholder process is not an easy process </li></ul><ul><li>Agreement on a national workplan </li></ul><ul><li>Including CSO in the MeTA process </li></ul><ul><li>Driving the CSO workplan activities forward </li></ul><ul><li>Including the private Sector </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging Media and opening channels of communication </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of good quality information and data </li></ul><ul><li>Attitudes and level of engagement of MeTA council members </li></ul>26/01/10 MeTA
  5. 5. MeTA Jordan Priorities in the implementation of the National Workplan <ul><li>National Drug Policy 2002 updated (including the concept of transparency, recommendations from existing studies on access to medicines, and promotion of the use of generics) </li></ul><ul><li>Rational Drug List updated and including pharmaco-economic concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Improved procurement and supply system </li></ul><ul><li>Improved rational drug use </li></ul><ul><li>Economic strategies for drugs developed </li></ul><ul><li>Human resources plan developed </li></ul><ul><li>Effective monitoring and evaluation system in place </li></ul><ul><li>Increased number of research and development activities </li></ul><ul><li>Increased technical cooperation among countries and international organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity built in civil society organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Increased transparency and access to medicines in Jordan through institutional support from MeTA and its partners </li></ul>26/01/10 MeTA
  6. 6. Milestones aiming to achieve by September 2010 <ul><li>Re-assess the conclusions and recommendations of existing studies on impact of International and FTA on access to medicines in Jordan </li></ul><ul><li>NICE training and the Use of STG standard treatment guidelines promoted </li></ul><ul><li>Supply Chain Mapping Report </li></ul><ul><li>National workshop in Jordan to raise awareness on the concepts of pharmaco-therapeutic committees (PTC), evidence-based medicine (EBM), pharmaco-economics and transparency and accountability </li></ul><ul><li>Review TORs and SOPs of the various committees involved in the selection of drugs to be included in the RDL (requires COI declaration, and development COI guidelines) </li></ul>26/01/10 MeTA
  7. 7. Milestones aiming to achieve by September 2010 <ul><li>Ethical guidelines for medicine promotion and marketing by pharmaceutical industry and drug representatives developed and promoted </li></ul><ul><li>Establishing a culture of rational drug use among consumer </li></ul><ul><li>Drug prices monitored </li></ul><ul><li>Report on the assessment of Jordan pharmaceutical sector (based on 2004 WB existing studies) </li></ul><ul><li>WHO/HAI pricing and availability study conducted </li></ul><ul><li>Promote the use of cost effectiveness tools in drug selection, procurement and use </li></ul><ul><li>Human Resources plan available and published on MOH website </li></ul>26/01/10 MeTA
  8. 8. Milestones aiming to achieve by September 2010 <ul><li>Increased operational research on drug policy issues </li></ul><ul><li>All actors in civil society in Jordan mapped and strengthened </li></ul><ul><li>Broad public informed about the achievements of the MeTA pilot project / Forum Nov 09 </li></ul><ul><li>MeTA Council and National Secretariat are both functional </li></ul><ul><li>Improved quantification of medicines in the procurement system </li></ul><ul><li>Good Procurement Practice adopted and promoted </li></ul>26/01/10 MeTA
  9. 9. Thank you! <ul><li>Rania Bader </li></ul><ul><li>MeTA Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>+962795691921 </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>26/01/10 MeTA