Organized by DNDi and the COVID-19 Clinical Research Coalition Responding to COVID-19 in Africa: The myths, the lessons, and the future November 2, 2020 RSVP At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the African continent was referred to as a ‘ticking time bomb’, with preliminary evidence indicating that existing health systems were too weak to withstand the…

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Organized by Graduate Institute of Geneva Building access into pharmaceutical R&D agreements: ideas and possibilities from real-world contracts October 28, 2020 RSVP Pharmaceutical R&D, manufacturing and distribution involves a “relay race” among many actors at different stages of the process. Contracts are usually negotiated each step of the way, from early research grants to development…

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Organized by BARDA BARDA Industry Day October 27, 2020 RSVP BARDA Industry Day is the annual meeting held to increase potential partner’s awareness of U.S. Government medical countermeasure priorities, interact with BARDA and ASPR staff, and network with public and private sector colleagues working in the Health Security space. This year,  BARDA Industry Day 2020…

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Organized by Graduate Institute of Geneva, Global Health Centre Trade Secrets: Implications for Pharmaceutical Innovation and Access September 24, 2020 RSVP The implications of intellectual property rights for innovation and access to medicines is a highly debated topic. While most of the discussion focuses on patents and other kinds of exclusive rights, much less attention…

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The Importance of Global Collaboration in Cancer Research By Katy Winckworth-Prejsnar, Global Policy and Strategic Alliance Manager, NCCN September 24th marks World Cancer Research Day, a global campaign to raise public awareness around the importance of cancer research. Over the last several decades, global investments in cancer research have led to significant scientific discoveries and…

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Organized by Policy Cures Research Landscape of Emerging Infectious Disease R&D: Preventing the next pandemic. September 17, 2020 RSVP Who funded the R&D of vaccines for Ebola? How did investment in CEPI affect the global response to the current pandemic? This report will provide a comprehensive look at the global R&D response to past epidemics like Ebola and Zika,…

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This guest post was written by Jamie Bay Nishi, Director of the Global Health Technologies Coalition. It was originally published in The Hill. Zika in the southern United States. Dengue fever and Chikungunya in Texas. Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Wisconsin. Because of these outbreaks, many Americans are now aware of a reality health experts have long…

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