GOVERNING PANDEMICS 101
SESSION 5 MEDICAL COUNTERMEASURES AND TRADE IN ESSENTIAL GOODS AND SERVICES
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?
Jan Bohanes, Visiting Lecturer, The Graduate Institute, Geneva;
Advisory Centre on WTO Law (ACWL)
World Trade Organization (2021) Executive Summary, Overview of
Developments in the International Trading Environment.
Cohen R, Childs M et al. (2021) Will science deliver needed
therapeutics for COVID-19 – and how can equitable access be ensured? The BMJ.
Date: 3 June 2022, 14:00-15:00 CEST
Format: Online lectures, exercises, and live discussion
Certificates will be delivered to participants who attend at least 6 sessions of Governing Pandemics 101
* For Session 4 through Session 8, you must register for each session separately.
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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