[Ip-health] Reminder Webinar Mar 25 - Non-commercial pharmaceutical R&D: What do PDPs suggest about costs and efficiency?

Marcela Vieira marcelacfvieira at gmail.com
Wed Mar 24 03:19:20 PDT 2021


Dear all,

Just a quick reminder that the webinar below will take place tomorrow,
Thursday, March 25, from 4 pm-5 pm CET. For those who can not make it live,
the recording and material will be available shortly after at
https://www.knowledgeportalia.org/webinars.

Non-commercial pharmaceutical R&D: What do PDPs suggest about costs and
efficiency?
Thursday, March 25, 4pm - 5pm CET

To join the webinar, please register here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/5216165808566/WN_UgNSclNXTJ2xTEKIdQMtxA

Speaker:
Marcela Vieira, Researcher and Project Coordinator of the Knowledge Network
for Innovation and Access to Medicines, Global Health Centre, Graduate
Institute of Geneva
Moderator: Suerie Moon, Co-director, Global Health Centre, Graduate
Institute of Geneva

Research:
Vieira, Marcela, Ryan Kimmitt, and Suerie Moon. 2021. “Non-Commercial
Pharmaceutical R&D: What Do Neglected Diseases Suggest about Costs and
Efficiency?” https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.28281.1.


There is growing interest in alternate "business models" of R&D as
potential solutions to some of the shortcomings of the current R&D system
-- namely, high prices, unmet innovation needs in certain areas, and
limited availability. There has been significant experimentation in
alternate business models for neglected diseases (ND) with the creation of
over 20 Product Development Partnerships (PDPs) and about two decades of
experience now available. PDPs have demonstrated the feasibility of
developing new medicines through non-commercial approaches, but
understanding has been limited of how they compare to commercial R&D.
Marcela Vieira will present a recently published study analyzing data on
the costs and efficiency of PDPs compared to estimates from commercial R&D,
and exploring similarities and differences between the two business models.

The webinar is free and open to the public and will be held in English.
Participants can pose questions orally or in writing, and the speakers will
respond to a selection of these during the second half of the event.
Recordings of all webinars are made available at the Knowledge Portal on
Innovation and Access to Medicines. After registering, you will receive a
confirmation email with additional information on how to join the webinar using
the Zoom platform. This event is part of the webinar series of the
Knowledge Network for Innovation and Access to Medicines, a project of the
Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute, Geneva.

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Marcela Vieira, LLB, MPH
Researcher and Project Coordinator of the
Knowledge Network for Innovation and Access to Medicines
https://www.knowledgeportalia.org/

Global Health Centre, Research
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
marcela.vieira at graduateinstitute.ch
http://www.graduateinstitute.ch/globalhealth


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