[Ip-health] South Centre Side Event to the WTO TRIPS Council, Paragraph 6 of the Doha Declaration on TRIPS and Public Health: An Effective Solution, 8 November 2016, 13:00-15:00, Room S2, WTO Building

Nirmalya Syam Syam at southcentre.int
Wed Nov 2 13:28:25 PDT 2016


A Side Event to the WTO TRIPS Council
PARAGRAPH 6 OF THE DOHA DECLARATION ON TRIPS AND PUBLIC HEALTH: AN EFFECTIVE SOLUTION?
8 November 2016, 13:00-15:00
Room S2, WTO Building, Centre William Rappard, Rue de Lausanne 154, CH-1211 Geneva 21

Organizer: South Centre, co-sponsored by Brazil, China, India, South Africa, Médecins Sans Frontières

Description: The panel will discuss the experience of the implementation and working of the paragraph 6 system under the Doha Declaration on TRIPS and Public Health, and the implications of the paragraph 6 system in the context of the situation on access to medicines in countries with low or insufficient manufacturing capacity.

Panellists: Roger Kampf, Counsellor, Intellectual Property Division, WTO

          Yuanqiong Hu, Legal and Policy Advisor, Médicins Sans Frontières

          Dean Foster, Deputy Director for Global Affairs, Canada

          Guilherme Cintra, Senior Manager, Innovation, Intellectual Property and Trade, IFPMA

          Denis Broun, Head of Government Affairs, Cipla Ltd

          Suerie Moon, Director of Research, Global Health Centre, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Moderator: Viviana Muñoz Tellez, South Centre

Open Discussion

A sandwich lunch is offered from 12h45


If you do not have entry clearance to the WTO, please contact Ms. Caroline Ngome at ngomeeneme at southcentre.int<mailto:ngomeeneme at southcentre.int>to register, by 6 November.


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