Klara Tisocki

Regional Advisor

World Health Organization, regional Office for South East Asia

Hungary

Dr Klara Tisocki B.Phar,; M.Sc Clin. Pharm. Ph.D. Regional Adviser Essential Drugs & Medicines, World Health Organization South East Asia Regional Office, New Delhi, India. Experience: Klara Tisocki is trained as clinical pharmacologist and has over 25 years of experience in improving pharmaceutical systems in developing countries. She has worked in over 30 countries across Africa and Asia on pharmaceutical policy development, medicines and medical product regulation, procurement and supply management medicines access, pricing issues and governance and accountability as an employee and consultant to WHO and other global development organizations. Current work: Klara Tisocki, since joining WHO in 2012, is responsible for the regional level coordination of WHO's technical support to countries related to medical products, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biologicals, blood and other medical products of human origin. She works with countries on national medicine and health technologies related policies on regulation, pricing, procurement and supply management and appropriate use of these technologies and capacity development issues to strengthen national systems for medicines and health technologies. Klara also coordinates the work related to antimicrobial resistance in the areas of antimicrobial stewardship, consumption monitoring and education awareness raising on correct use of antibiotics. She is particularly involved with work on regulatory interventions, promotion of antimicrobial stewardship and other health system strengthening actions to ensure the quality and the responsible use of antimicrobials to prevent antimicrobial resistance.

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2 FEB, 2018 10:00-12-00 hrs. PS2.2 AMR: Addressing Excessive and Inappropriate Use of Antibiotics