[Ip-health] Save the date - 20 May 2015, 18:00-20:00 - 68th WHA Side event ‘Impacts of trade and investment agreements on health’

Patrick Durisch durisch at ladb.ch
Sun May 17 14:05:19 PDT 2015


Dear All,

The Berne Declaration, Health Action International, Medico International, Medicus Mundi International, People’s Health Movement, Safe Observer International, the South Centre, Third World Health Aid, Third World Network and Wemos would like to invite you to a co-hosted side event at the 68th WHA on,

‘Impacts of trade and investment agreements on health’

The event will be concluded by the launch of the alternative world health report, Global Health Watch 4.

The event will take place on Wednesday 20th May 2015 from 18.00 – 20:00 at the Geneva Press Club (Route de Ferney 106, a 10 min walk from the Palais des Nations, see map here<https://www.google.ch/maps/dir/Palais+des+Nations,+Gen%C3%A8ve/Route+de+Ferney+106,+1202+Gen%C3%A8ve/@46.2262913,6.1359276,17z/data=!4m14!4m13!1m5!1m1!1s0x478c64fcaacb2e3f:0xbaabef97619cd473!2m2!1d6.140481!2d46.226605!1m5!1m1!1s0x478c64ef8c1666f5:0xb7bcc12077b611d5!2m2!1d6.1340639!2d46.2254997!3e2?hl=fr>). Refreshments will be offered at the end.

Speakers:
·         20 years of TRIPS: failed promises: Carlos Correa, South Center
·         Necessity of the LDC pharmaceutical waiver extension: Patrick Durisch, Berne Declaration
·         Mega trade and investment agreements and health: Kajal Bhardwaj, independent

The session will be moderated by David Legge, People's Health Movement.

You are cordially invited to participate and share your views with the panel and audience. We hope you are able to join us.




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