No fair pricing without transparency

Public Eye is supporting a Side Event at the WHO 2nd Fair Pricing Forum in South Africa. The event will be broadcast live and recorded via Zoom.

No fair pricing without transparency

The Italian government recently proposed to the World Health Organisation a resolution that gives the WHO the mandate to and urges Member States to improve the transparency of markets for health technologies including the costs of Research and Development (R&D) costs, medicines prices and clinical trials amongst other aspects.

In this panel discussion and Q&A, speakers will share their opinions of the resolution and its relevance for the second Fair Pricing Forum. The event is open to the public. It is hosted by Fix The Patent Laws Campaign and sponsored by Public Eye, Cancer Alliance, Health Action International, Knowledge Ecology International, Oxfam, MSF Access Campaign and Public Citizen.

Panel discussion: 

Dr Mariângela Simão, Assistant Director-General, Prequalification and Technology Assessment, World Health Organization
Dr Luca Li Bassi, Director-General of the Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA)
Professor Fatima Suleman, School of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Mr James Love, Director, Knowledge Ecology International
Mr Tebo Shai, Patient Advocate


Dr Suerie Moon, Director of Research, Global Health Centre and Visiting Lecturer, Graduate Institute of Geneva

Date: Thursday 11 April 2019, 11.00 - 12.30
Place: Room Fabia II, Convention Centre, Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, South Africa
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