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World Conference on Access to Medical Products and International Laws for Trade and Health, in the Context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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ABOUT VENUE

The meeting will take place in The Taj Mahal Hotel, Number One Mansingh Road, New Delhi – 110011...

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MEDIA REGISTRATION

The inaugural and closing sessions of the Conference is open to media with prior registration...

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Namaste! Greetings from India!

The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, Indian Society of International Law (ISIL) along with WHO welcomes the participants and delegates of the “1st World Conference on Access to Medical Products and International Laws for Trade and Health, in the Context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, scheduled from 21 November 2017 to 23 November 2017 at Hotel Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, India.

As you know the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 are an ambitious global agenda. Health finds mention in Goal 3- Good Health and Well-being, however, many of the 17 SDGs have a direct or indirect bearing on health. Therefore diverse capacities are required to come on board to achieve the SDG aspirations.

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Introduction

The Sustainable Development Goals are the first ever globally-agreed development plan for our entire planet. They are the world’s to-do list for a fairer, safer and healthier world by 2030. The Health goals in the SDGs build on the unfinished business of the MDG era (such as on HIV, tuberculosis and malaria) and adds new targets, such as non-communicable diseases, universal health coverage. Trade and globalization have contributed to international and national movement in medical, food and health products across boundaries.

During the World Health Assembly 2017 discussions on the UN High Level Report on access to medicines, it was decided by all Member States to bring up the matter in the Executive Board of WHO, to inform the proposed special session UN discussions in 2018...

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Background of the Conference

The present overarching ambit of the SDG agenda and the significant role of international engagements particularly trade and contemporary political developments in national countries make it imperative to engage for tangible solutions.

This is critical as of the 17 SDGs, Good health and well-being finds direct mention in Goal 3. The latter however, is a prerequisite for almost all other SDG goals. 2 Medicines pricing has been the subject of global debate for some years, calling in question current pricing strategies as well as predominant research and development (R&D) financing models.

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