[Ip-health] UNITAID Symposium-42nd Union World Conference on Lung Health - Market-based approaches in TB treatment scale-up: lessons learnt, remaining issues, and future opportunities

Blumer, Katherine blumerk at who.int
Fri Sep 30 08:04:40 PDT 2011




> UNITAID Symposium
> 42nd Union World Conference on Lung Health
>  Market-based approaches in TB treatment scale-up:  lessons learnt,
> remaining issues, and future opportunities
> 
> Saturday 29 October 2011
> 14:30 - 16:30
> Lille Grand Palais, Room Jeanne de Flandre 2
> 
> There are finally TB products in the pipeline that have the potential
> to revolutionize diagnosis and care. However, unless the global health
> community works together to address significant shortcomings in the TB
> market, the true potential of these new and innovative technologies
> will not be realized.  This symposium provides an overview of market
> challenges in TB, highlights the need for new partnership models to
> address these challenges, reviews lessons learnt from UNITAID
> partnerships, and explores innovative approaches to address the
> shifting TB market landscapes of the future.
> 
> Chair
> Carol Nawina Nyirenda
>  Community Initiative for TB, HIV/AIDS & Malaria (Zambia)
> 
> Presenters
> Brenda Waning, UNITAID
> Shrikant Kulkarni, Lupin
> Tahir Amin, Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge (I-MAK)
> Lisa Hedman, World Health Organization, Essential Medicines and
> Pharmaceutical Policies
> Anban Pillay, National Department of Health, South Africa
> Philippe Duneton, UNITAID
> 
> Cocktail reception to follow
> 
> For registered Union Lung Conference participants interested in
> attending this symposium, 
> please contact: Jia Si Duan at duanj at who.int by 26 October 2011
> 



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