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GOVERNING PANDEMICS 101

 SESSION 5    MEDICAL COUNTERMEASURES AND TRADE IN ESSENTIAL GOODS AND SERVICES

PROGRAMME

  • Mini-lecture 1: How is the development, production and access to treatment for pandemics governed internationally? What weaknesses did Covid-19 expose, and what are proposals to address them?

  • Mini-lecture 2: How is cross-border trade in essential supplies and services for pandemics governed (e.g. diagnostics, personal protective equipment, food, raw materials)? What weaknesses did Covid-19 expose, and what are proposals to address them?

SPEAKERS

  • Marcela Vieira, Researcher and Project Coordinator of the Knowledge Network for Innovation and Access to Medicines, Global Health Centre

  • Jan Bohanes, Advisory Centre on WTO Law (ACWL)

READINGS

 Supplemental Reading:

COURSE OVERVIEW

Date: 3 June 2022, 14:00-15:00 CEST

Format: Online lectures, exercises, and live discussion

Fee: Free

Certificates will be delivered to participants who attend at least 6 sessions of Governing Pandemics 101

Contact: globalhealthdiplomacy@graduateinstitute.ch

* For Session 4 through Session 8, you must register for each session separately.

This session is part of the Governing Pandemics 101 course which aims to provide an overview of the key concepts and current issues related to the global governance of outbreaks. More information on the course