[Ip-health] WHO opening for public health and IP expert

BEYER, Peter beyerp at who.int
Thu Jun 8 03:01:48 PDT 2017

WHO is currently recruiting a Technical Officer (post number 1701184) in Switzerland/Geneva to work at the intersection of public health and intellectual property.
Closing Date: Jun 27, 2017

-       Implement actions of the Global Strategy related to the management and application of intellectual property in relation to public health. 
-       Provide capacity building on how to manage and apply intellectual property in a manner supportive for public health needs. 
-       Develop and manage capacity building and training programmes in collaboration with other relevant international and regional organizations and other stakeholders and develop related training material.
-       Develop and implement alternative R&D models in relation to the development of new treatments for neglected, diseases, emerging pathogens with epidemic potential and antimicrobial medicines.
-       Manage the trilateral cooperation with WIPO and WTO, including annual trilateral symposia and joint publications and training activities.
-       Expand collaboration with other relevant international and regional entities.

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