EPMA goes global in consensus with United Nations
The first meeting of the EPMA-Representatives with the Vice-Secretary General of UNO took place in Geneva on December 8th 2009 (see the picture).
From left to right: EPMA-President, Vincenzo Costigliola, UNO-Vice-Secretary General, Sergej Ordzhonikidze, EPMA-Secretary General, Olga Golubnitschaja.
The EPMA-Mission & -Objectives in the field of Predictive, Preventive & Personalised Medicine (PPPM) have been introduced to the Vice-Secretary General of UNO.
The participants of the meeting agreed that the paradigm change from curative to PPPM can be achieved only by coordinated measures well-focused on solving the accumulating problems in healthcare and the concomitant economical burden that societies across the globe are facing more and more. This is a new philosophy in healthcare and the platform for personalised patient’s treatment considered as medicine of future.
The decision by consensus at this important UNO /EPMA-meeting: EPMA will regularly update UNOG (United Nations Office in Geneva) with the progress in the field as well as current problems, optimal solutions for which will we worked out and realised in close contact between both organisations.