The Global Benchmarking Tool: Lessons Learned Strengthening National Medicines Regulatory Systems

Published : May 6, 2021

National regulatory authorities are critical for ensuring access to quality-assured medical products, however only 30% are adequately equipped to effectively regulate medical products. The WHO’s Global Benchmarking Tool (GBT) could be a game-changer to shift the status quo on the regulatory capacities in countries for medicines and vaccines. Take a look at this presentation about the GBT tool and how it’s helping strengthen regulatory systems in Bangladesh and Rwanda.

Conference: 2021 Global Health Science and Practice Technical Exchange (GHTechx)
Date: April 22, 202

A presentation by Joseph Kabatende, Head of Food and Drugs Assessment and Registration Department, Rwanda Food and Drug Authority; Javier Guzman, MTaPS Technical Director; Kate Kikule, MTaPS Principal Technical Advisor, Regulatory Systems Strengthening; Jebun Rahman, Country Program Director, MTaPS Bangladesh; John Patrick Mwesigye, Country Program Director, MTaPS Rwanda; Gloria Twesigye, MTaPS Senior Technical Advisor, Research and Reporting.

Resources Focus Area: Regulatory Systems
Geography: Bangladesh, Rwanda