[Ip-health] Reminder: 14 May 2020 (today) – The WHO Covid-19 Technology Pool: The solution to ensure global access to Covid-19 health technologies

Thiru Balasubramaniam thiru at keionline.org
Thu May 14 05:30:07 PDT 2020


On Thursday, 14 May 2020, Health Action International, Knowledge Ecology
International, Medicines Law & Policy, Pharmaceutical Accountability
Foundation, and Wemos will convene a briefing entitled: “The WHO Covid-19
Technology Pool: The solution to ensure global access to Covid-19 health
technologies”. This side event in advance of the virtual 73rd session of
the World Health Assembly will take place on 14 May 2020 (today) from 15h00
CET to 16h30 CET.

Those of you who already registered will have received log-in details.

For those who have not had the opportunity to register, you can find the
live stream on Health Action International’s YouTube page:
https://www.youtube.com/user/StichtingHAIEurope. The direct link will be
shared on their twitter account twitter.com/HAImedicines once it is
broadcast.


Conveners: Health Action International, Knowledge Ecology International,
Medicines Law & Policy, Pharmaceutical Accountability Foundation, Wemos

The WHO Covid-19 Technology Pool: The solution to ensure global access to
Covid-19 health technologies

   *Moderator:* Ellen ‘t Hoen, LLM, PhD, Director, Medicines Law & Policy
   *Speakers:*
   - Dr Mariângela Simão, Assistant Director-General Access to Medicines
   and Health Products, World Health Organization
   - Dr. Daniel Salas Peraza, Minister of Health, Costa Rica
   - Roman Macaya, MBA, PhD, Executive President of the Board of Directors
   of the Costa Rican Social Security Fund
   - Dr Philippe Duneton, Executive Director a.i., Unitaid
   - James Love, Director, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)
   - Dr Marie-Paule Kieny, Director of research, Inserm, France; Chair of
   the Board, Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDi) and
   Medicines Patent Pool Foundation (MPPF), Geneva, Switzerland
   - Dr. Carlos María Correa, Executive Director, South Centre
   - Paul Fehlner, Paul Fehlner, PhD, President & CEO, reVision
   Therapeutics, Inc
   - Charles Gore, Executive Director, Medicines Patent Pool
   - Bernard Pecoul, Executive Director, Drugs for Neglected Diseases
   initiative (DNDi)



-- 
Thiru Balasubramaniam
Geneva Representative
Knowledge Ecology International
41 22 791 6727
thiru at keionline.org


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