Applications open for WTO workshop on public health, global trade, and intellectual property. The WTO, in close collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), will hold its 6th annual Workshop on Trade and Public Health in Geneva from 11 to 15 November 2019.
Additionally, The goal of the workshop is to build the capacity of policymakers – to equip them with the knowledge. Also, tools, and skills critical to analyzing complex policy choices. Further, at the crossroads of trade, intellectual property, and public health. The workshop will examine the role that multilateral trade agreements play as part of the wider action to meet increasingly urgent public health needs.
Moreover, The programme this year covers: public health determinants; the intellectual property system; pricing and procurement policies; competition policy and rules; tariffs, quotas and licensing; health services; and regulatory issues, including approval, quality control and effectiveness of medicines, the protection of clinical trial data under the Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property (TRIPS) Agreement and health-related measures in the framework of the Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) and Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) committees.
|Type of Opportunity||Miscellaneous|
|Event Date||11 November,2019 to 15 November,2019|
|Open to||All Nationalities|