The European Public Health Association (EUPHA) in collaboration with the French Public Health Association (Société Française de Santé Publique) (SFSP), and with the support of EUPHA’s Health Technology Assessment Section (EUPHA HTA), are organising a series of events to raise awareness and to share the knowledge of experts on key aspects regarding COVID-19 Preparedness and Response.
TRIPS Waiver, Knowledge Transfer and Vaccine Distribution
July 6, at 3:30 – 5 pm CEST (Brussels, Paris, Amsterdam) / 9:30 – 11 am EDT (New York)
The speakers will present and discuss the Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement, the relevance of a temporary waiver and of voluntary licensing, as well as knowledge transfer and vaccine distribution mechanisms. This first seminar will also focus on the role of the European Union and of its Member States regarding these issues.
Joseph E Stiglitz
Columbia University and of Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), and a Nobel Laureate (2001 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics)
Pasteur Institute of Dakar
Ellen ‘t Hoen
Global Health Law Groningen Research Centre and of Medicines Law and Policy
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
University Medical Centre Groningen (UMCG) and of EUPHA Ethics in Public Health Section
Yves Charpak, Vice-President SFSP and Elena Petelos, Vice-President EUPHA HTA