Deadline: 19 April 2020 - Promoting Access to Medical Technologies and Innovation - WHO, WIPO, WTO Executive Course on the intersections between public health, intellectual property and trade
The purpose of this course is to give you an overview of the interplay between the distinct policy domains of health, trade and intellectual property. The course describes how they affect access to, and influence innovation in medical technologies. The course was developed by, and draws together the respective areas of expertise of the World Health Organization (WHO), WIPO and the World Trade Organization (WTO). It is based on the joint WHO, WIPO, WTO Study Promoting Access to Medical Technologies and Innovation.
Curriculum: The executive level course consists of the following topics and a final exam:
- Policy context for action on innovation and access
- Issues on access from a public health perspective
- Health systems-related determinants of access
- Issues on innovation and public health with a focus on neglected diseases
- The role of intellectual property in innovation and access
- Trade related issues and access to health-related products
The booklet of Africa-Europe Innovation Partnership presents activities and importance of the initiative for both continents. It outlines the AEIP approach and innovation system strategy to build on the strongest potential of new partnerships and collaboration. Have a look at testimonies of participants and stakeholders involved! In order to access the booklet please download the file below.