Chair: We still have two small issues.
Belgium: After the informals where we discussed in length PP9 and OP2 we think that both paras seem to come as a package deal.
So for OP2 we stay with “all existing barriers, [including those related to legislation, regulatory systems, health care systems, affordability, the training of healthcare professionals, education awareness-raising…and international cooperation and coordination”. This is agreeable only when PP9 is also agreed. Regarding PP9 you will see a list of proposals, however the first part of PP9 “Alt.. Deeply concerned …all efforts”. It seems that we have an issue on “exposure in general to falsified medicines”.
Chair: I invite France for PP9.
France: Our view is that the matter of falsified medicines as recognised by WHO and CCPCJ is a real problem and threat to public health causing 100.000s of deaths. We regret that the CND feel is not possible to accept. It has been mentioned in a number of other resolutions. In the spirit of consensus we accept proposal #3 “..and stressing the harms and risks of lack of access to safe, effective, quality and affordable medicines” to be placed after “all efforts..”.
Brazil: We could go along with French lang but we also need to see what follows.
Chair: PP9 is accepted CoW. Let’s look at OP2. I see no objections therefore OP2 is also accepted CoW.
I invite the Secretariat for budgetary remarks.
L4 is accepted at CoW and sent to Plenary for adoption.