[Ip-health] My blog on the 2nd WHO Fair Pricing Forum

Ophira Ginsburg ophiraginsburg at gmail.com
Tue Apr 23 04:07:11 PDT 2019


Superb work!!
Thanks Ellen! 

S


> On Apr 23, 2019, at 5:39 AM, Ellen 't Hoen <ellenthoen at medicineslawandpolicy.net> wrote:
> 
> Dear IP-Health Readers,
> 
> The second WHO Fair Pricing Forum, co-hosted by South Africa  took place on
> 11-13 April 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
> 
> The Forum brought together over 200 delegates from government, NGOs,
> academia and industry to discuss how to design a fairer pharmaceutical
> system where medicines are affordable to those in need and the development
> of effective new treatments is financed appropriately. The call for greater
> transparency with regards to prices, and cost of R&D emerged as a central
> theme.
> 
> For more details, see my blog reporting on the discussions in Jo'burg:
> 
> https://medicineslawandpolicy.org/2019/04/strong-call-for-transparency-on-medicine-prices-cost-of-rd-at-who-fair-pricing-forum/
> 
> WHO is posting the presentations made at conference as they come in. Here
> is the link: https://reg.unog.ch/event/28787/material/slides/
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> Ellen 't Hoen
> 
> 
> *________________________________________*
> 
> *Ellen 't Hoen, LLM PhD*
> Medicines Law & Policy
> www.medicineslawandpolicy.org
> 
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