7 December 2013
Closing the Treatment Gap in Africa
15:00-16:30, Ballroom East, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa
The MPP is co-hosting this satellite session, on the occasion of ICASA 2013, with the World Health Organization and the International AIDS Society.
7-11 December 2013
International Generic Pharmaceutical Alliance
Greg Perry will be delivering a presentation entitled “Patent Pools: A new business model for the pharmaceutical industry,” at the IGPA Conference. Further details for this event can be found here.
7-11 December 2013
ICASA Conference 2013
Cape Town, South Africa
ICASA is the largest conference on HIV in Africa.
Faith Groups Call on Companies to Join MPP
For World AIDS Day, members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) ask HIV medicines patent holders to join MPP
MPP is an “important vehicle to facilitate the manufacture and distribution of affordable generics,” says the press release, available in full here.
3 October 2013
Models to Stimulate Innovation and Access to Health, a session at the WTO Public Forum 2013
This session discussed the practical experiences of several recent mechanisms that seek to both incentivise innovation and increase access to health technologies. Further details and the programme are available here.
16 September 2013
EC – EU Africa Pharma Business to Business Forum
MPP Executive Director, Greg Perry, spoke during a session focused on Public-Private Collaborations and the engagement of the actors: what does it take to sustain responsible business relations.
24 September 2013
Joint Medicines Patent Pool & WHO Satellite – Bridging the New Treatment Gap: What Will it Take?
Details and draft agenda available here.
A side event to the 23-25 September WHO-UNICEF-UNFPA meeting on WHO Prequalification.
1-3 October 2013
WTO public forum
The MPP organised a side event at the WTO public forum 2013 on the subject of ‘Innovative models to stimulate innovation and access to health’. The session took place on 3 October 2013 between 13:30 and 15:00. More information about the forum is available on the WTO website. More information on the side event is available here.
1 July 2013
Closing the Treatment Gap for Children Living with HIV
A satellite session on the occasion of the International AIDS Society Conference 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
18:30-20:30, Mini Room 3.
For more information, see the IAS website here here.
A recap of the session will be available soon.
A flyer for the event is available here [pdf].
22 May 2013
The Current & Future Role of Generic Medicines in Increasing Access to Treatment
Greg Perry, Executive Director at the Medicines Patent Pool, spoke at this lunchtime briefing by WHO Department of Essential Medicines on the occasion of the World Health Assembly. His statement is available here.
23-24 May 2013
Licensing in Generics Forum
Frankfurt, Germany. Sandeep Juneja, Business Development Director for the Medicines Patent Pool, spoke at this event. More information is available here.
Licensing Executive Society Award
The Medicines Patent Pool, the US National Institutes of Health/University of Illinois at Chicago and Gilead Sciences were honoured by the Licensing Executives Society (United States and Canada) (LES) for licence agreements that expand access to affordable HIV medicines in developing countries. Read more
30 June–3 July 2013
7TH IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Official website here. More information to follow.