Access to Health Technologies: Towards a Public Health-Centred Approach in Law and Policy Response

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Date(s) - 30/09/2022
17:30 CEST - 18:45 CEST


Organized by HAI and the Brazilian Interdisciplinary AIDS Association at the WTO Public Forum 22, this working session brings together leading experts and practitioners from international organizations, academic institutions, and non-governmental organizations, and intends to critically review and discuss law and policy options to facilitate access to and transfer of health technologies in developing countries. These would include discussions on technology transfer issues under the TRIPS regime, other laws and policy options such as competition law, access and benefit-sharing mechanism and regulations on foreign investment, among others.

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  • Jaume Vidal, Senior Policy Advisor, HAI
  • Erika Dueñas Loayza, Technical Lead & Advisor, World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Gopakumar K.M, Senior Researcher and Legal Advisor, Third World Network (TWN)
  • Viviana MUÑOZ TELLEZ, Programme Coordinator, The South Centre

Moderated by Yuanqiong Hu, Senior Legal and Policy Advisor, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).