[Ip-health] IGFAM - Tiered Pricing Discussion Paper - Not Protectively Marked

James Love james.love at keionline.org
Thu Oct 7 18:20:43 PDT 2010

For those who want more background, Prashant Yadav works with the
Dalberg group, whose clients also include the IFPMA and the Gates

He is also a member of the following groups in linkedin:

Anti Counterfeiting Professionals
Pharma Professionals for Global Health
BIO Ventures for Global Health


Prashant Yadav

Prashant Yadav is a professor of supply chain management at the
MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program, and is a research
affiliate at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. He is the
author of many scientific publications and his work has been featured in
various print and broadcast media. He is also a frequent speaker at
various academic and practitioner conferences on pharmaceutical supply
chains in Europe and North America.

Prashant has been involved in numerous research and consulting
engagements in the area of supply chain management, pharmaceutical sales
resource allocation, and sales forecasting at several large and
mid-sized pharmaceutical companies and global health organizations. He
works very closely on numerous projects involving private sector
healthcare supply chains in developing countries with organizations such
as the World Bank, DFID, Gates Foundation, and Center for Global

Prashant has previously served as a Sr. Strategic Modeler at Health
Products Research in New Jersey and as an Operations Consultant at KLG
Systel and HOLTEC Consulting. Prashant is a Chemical Engineer by
training and has an MBA and Ph.D. in Management Science.

On Wed, 2010-10-06 at 20:55 +0100, Charles Clift wrote:
> DFID asked me to post this message concerning completing a survey on the
> issue of tiered/differential pricing, taking account of Professor Yadav's
> paper on the issue.
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> IGFAM is the UK Industry Government Forum on Access to Medicines established
> to promote dialogue on how industry and government can work together to
> promote access to medicines in developing countries. More details on IGFAM
> are provided at http://www.dfid.gov.uk/Global-Issues/Emerging-policy/IGFAM  
> DFID, on behalf of IGFAM, commissioned Professor Prashant Yadav of
> MIT-Zaragoza to review current knowledge about differential pricing, its
> current prevalence and to suggest ways in which it might be encouraged in
> such a way as to enhance access to medicines in low and middle income
> developing countries. 
> IGFAM is interested to solicit the views of stakeholders and other
> interested parties on Professor Yadav's paper as a means of stimulating
> debate on the issue of differential pricing, and on policies which
> governments, donor organisations and industry could adopt to facilitate
> access to medicines to poor patients in developing countries. The full paper
> and a summary are available at
> http://www.dfid.gov.uk/Global-Issues/Emerging-policy/IGFAM/Policy-Issues-and
> -Discussion-Papers 
> We would therefore be very grateful if you could take a little time (less
> than fifteen minutes) to complete the
> <http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/W7XZBMF> survey at
> <http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/W7XZBMF>
> http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/W7XZBMF 
> Please feel free to add your own comments and suggestions in the space
> provided in the survey. 
> The deadline for completing the survey is 14 November. 
> We will then publish a report based on the responses by the end of November.
> Best wishes
> Saul Walker (DFID)
> Jon Pender (GSK)
> Co-chairs of IGFAM
> ______________________________
> Saul Walker
> Senior Policy Advisor, Access to Medicines
> Health Services Team
> Department for International Development
> Tel:   +44 20 7023 1122
> Mob: +44 7748 920 597
> Fax:  +44 20 7023 0428
> www.dfid.gov.uk 
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> Government's fight against world poverty. Find out more at
> http://www.dfid.gov.uk.
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