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First ACTO symposium programme

The symposium took place at the new Business & Learning Center, Agora Hall, rue Godefroid, 5, Namur.

"Improving medication adherence:

tailored solutions for success"

Accreditation # 16026290 (Ethics & Economy)

08:30 09:00 Welcome
09:00 09:15 Introduction Prof. Yves Poullet, Rector, University of Namur
Chairs : Micky FIERENS (Director, LUSS) & Bernard VRIJENS (Director, Espacomp)
Session I: Setting the scene
09:30 10:15 Therapeutic adherence: state-of-the-art Prof. Bernard Vrijens, Espacomp
10:15 11:00 Medication to take or not to take: a shared-decision making process Prof. Marc Tomas, University of Namur
11:00 11:30 Coffee break
Session II: Patients experience
11:30 12:30 Patient adherence in Europe: the view from the patient European platform Mr Marc Greco, Chairman, EFCCA
The Belgian patient experience Mr André Kajewski (GIRTAC, VIBAST)
12:30 13:30 Walking lunch
Chairs : Prof. Valérie FLOHIMONT & Prof. Jean-Michel DOGNE (University of Namur)
Session III: Patients rights
13:30 14:15 Patients rights, autonomy and adherence Prof. Valérie Flohimont, University of Namur
Session IV: The ways to improve adherence
14:15 15:45 Patient educational materials: insights from EMA activities  Prof. Jean-Michel Dogné, University of Namur
Initiatives of the Pharmaceutical Industry Dr Ann Adriaensen, General secretary,
The pharmaceutical dossier and good medication usage  Dr Jan Saevels, Scientific Director, APB
15:45 16:00 Coffee break
Session V: Round table
16:00 17:00 Call for action Moderated by Frédéric Deborsu
17:00 17:15 Concluding words

Registration fee: 45€

Free for students and PhD students.  

Accreditation from the Pharmaceutical Doctoral School.

The symposium was supported by:


MedimindMSDXPE Pharma & Science
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