Medical R&D Treaty
2nd meeting of WHO Consultative Working Group on R&D Financing (CEWG): Summary of proceeedings by Chair (John Arne Røttingen)Submitted by thiru on 13. July 2011 - 3:12
On 8 July 2011, the WHO Consultative Expert Working Group on R&D Financing and Coordination (CEWG) held an open session to brief the public on their preliminary assessments and recommendations.
To access the slide presentation presented by the Chair (John Arne Røttingen, Norway) and Vice-Chair (Claudia Inês Chamas, Brazil), please click on the following link: http://www.who.int/phi/news/Open_Session_July_v3.pdf
On Saturday, KEI filed comments with the WHO EWG's 2nd web based hearing. Our comments focused on the criteria for new proposals.
At the WIPO Conference on Intellectual Property and Public Policy Issues today, Margaret Chan, the Director General of the World Health Organization, made the following speech at WIPO’s Conference on Intellectual Property and Public Policy Issues on the topic of “Strengthening Multilateral Cooperation on IP and Public Health” where she shared the limelight with Pascal Lamy, Director General of the World Trade Organ
The World Health Organization just published a report on this week’s second meeting of the WHO Expert Working Group (EWG) on R&D Financing.
Views on the 61st World Health Assembly adoption of Global Strategy on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual PropertySubmitted by thiru on 2. June 2008 - 12:00
On 24 May 2008, the 61st World Health Assembly, the World Health Organization’s highest governing body, adopted the Global Strategy on Public, Innovation and Intellectual Property. As stated by James Love (Director, Knowledge Ecology International) in his random-bits posting (31 May 2008)
The GWU-KEI workshop on the Medical Innovation Prize Fund will be a one-day meeting held on February 8, 2008 at the Law School of George Washington University (GWU), co-sponsored by GWU Law School and Knowledge Ecology International (KEI). The workshop will be open to the public and with no fee to attend.
Tom Giovanetti kindly sent me a link to his latest NGO bashing. This one titled: “IP skeptic NGOs as Marxists.” This is his attempt to label the various public health groups as Marxists, and his brief attempt to understand or describe a February 2005 proposal for one possible approach R&D Treaty.
First, I have told Tom Giovanetti several times that while his hysterical red baiting is amusing at times, it is also sometimes offensive and boring.