A Note from Nicholas Hall on Luzern 2014

NHPostcard.2014I have a heavy heart as I write this note, but a glint in my eyes of joy and humour. Colin Borg, a very good friend of mine for more than 40 years, died last month. He was our first Network Partner and an inspiration at our annual conferences, and so I feel it is fitting to pay him this short tribute. Continue reading

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Nicholas Hall Writes from London

NHPostcard.2014Nicholas Hall’s Postcard from London: I normally don’t send postcards from London, which is a short hop from my island paradise of Guernsey. But yesterday’s battle with floods and gale force winds was as exhausting as crossing the globe, which I will start again tomorrow. Next stops: Singapore, Shanghai, Phoenix, New York, New Jersey.

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Nicholas Hall Writes from Istanbul

NHPostcard.2014Nicholas Hall’s Postcard from Istanbul: I’m here to scout venues for a May 2014 OTC Action Workshop (make a note in your diary!). We are also working with Turkish pharma association AIFD to lobby the Ministry of Health to set up a fully-functioning OTC sector and, along with Network Partner, Tulay Izbul, I’ll be feeling the pulse of the market on this trip.

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