World Health Day Panel Event: Spotlight on Access to Insulin

To commemorate 2016 World Health Day’s theme of diabetes, the ACCISS Study and The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology co-hosted a Panel Discussion on Access to Insulin.

Videos from the event:


Access to Insulin in the Spotlight – A Panel Summary
Overview of First Year Outcomes of the ACCISS Study
Dr.Kaushik Ramaiya, Tanzania
Krystal Boyea, Barbados
Katie Dain,UK
Hans Hogerzei,The Netherlands/Switzerland
Ruth Dreifuss, Switzerland
Full Panel Remarks & Discussion

During the panel, 5 fact sheets and profiles that provided more information about some of the critical issues affecting insulin access were discussed. To read them, click here. 

David Beran, University of Geneva, Co-investigator of the ACCISS Study
Krystal Boyea, Ambassador & Spokesperson for Diabetes, Barbados
Katie Dain, Executive Director, NCD Alliance
Ruth Dreifuss, Former President of Switzerland, Chairperson of the Commission on Intellectual Property Rights, Innovation, and Public Health and co-Chair of the UN High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines
Hans Hogerzeil, Professor in Global Health at the University of Groningen, former WHO Director for Essential Medicines and Pharmaceutical Policies
Dr. Kaushik Ramaiya, Consultant Physician and Chief Executive Officer at Shree Hindu Mandal Hospital, Dar es Salaam and Mwanza, Tanzania

Justine Davies, Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology

To learn more about the ACCISS Study, click here.