[Ip-health] WHA69 Side Event: "Achieving Affordable Access to Health Technologies"

Bobbi Klettke bobbi at haiweb.org
Fri May 20 07:49:27 PDT 2016

You are invited to attend a 69th World Health Assembly side event on "Achieving Affordable Access to Health Technologies", co-organised by Health Action International, Medicines for Malaria Venture and Oxfam.

Tuesday, 24 May, 2016
Room IX, Palais des Nations, Geneva

Panellists are as follows:

David Reddy, CEO, Medicines for Malaria Venture
Presentation topic: Using the Product Development Partnership model to address R&D gaps for poverty-related diseases

Christopher Elias, President, Global Development Program, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Presentation topic: Exploring the current challenges of achieving affordable access to health technologies for poverty-related diseases

Herbert Barnard, Director, International Affairs, Ministry of Health, Government of The Netherlands
Presentation topic: TBC

Suerie Moon, Co-director, Project on Innovation and Access to Technologies for Sustainable Development, Harvard Kennedy School of Public Health
Presentation topic: How can the global biomedical R&D system work better for all?

The event will be moderated by Dr Anban Pillay, Deputy Director General, Health Regulation and Compliance, National Department of Health, Government of South Africa.

If you require further information, please contact Tessel Mellema, Health Action International, at tessel at haiweb.org<mailto:tessel at haiweb.org>, or Christina do Paço, Medicines for Malaria Venture, at dopacoc at mmv.org<mailto:dopacoc at mmv.org>.

We hope to see you there.

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