[Ip-health] Call for applications: MPP looking for two new Board Members
sthievenaz at medicinespatentpool.org
Wed Dec 9 02:26:20 PST 2020
The Medicines Patent Pool is currently looking for two individuals to sit on its Governance Board (https://medicinespatentpool.org/who-we-are/governance-team#Governance-Board/) . The Board is chaired by Marie Paule Kieny (https://medicinespatentpool.org/news-publications-post/the-medicines-patent-pool-governance-board-appoints-marie-paule-kieny-as-new-chair/) and counts nine members.
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Governance Board members – call for applications (deadline for applying is 15 January 2021):
1. Communities representative – volunteer position
MPP is looking for an individual living with or who has lived with, and affected by, a disease of strategic importance for MPP, who is able to represent the community and its views at the MPP Board level. The ideal candidate will be actively involved in, and informed about, the community they represent and will ensure the voices of that community positively contribute to the decision-making process of the organisation. A broad understanding of issues relating to access to medicines in low- and middle-income countries, the role of voluntary licensing and MPP’s model would be desirable.
1. Civil Society expert in access to medicines policy with a good understanding of intellectual property law – volunteer position
MPP is looking for a civil society expert in access to medicines policy with a good understanding of intellectual property law. The ideal candidate will be actively involved in the issues surrounding intellectual property rights and public health, have a strong network of personal contacts with leaders in the field and a good understanding of the MPP model to facilitate affordable access to medicines in low- and middle-income countries.
Sophie Thievenaz | Communications Manager | Medicines Patent Pool
Rue de Varembé 7, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland
Mob: +33 6 87 54 60 37
E-mail: sthievenaz at medicinespatentpool.org<mailto:sthievenaz at medicinespatentpool.org>
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