Thursday 11 October 2018: Programme

Financing, Legal Landscape & Trade-related Aspects 

11 October  2018-Thursday, 08:00-09:00: Registration

 

11 October 2018-Thursday, 09:00-10:30: Plenary Session 5: Reengineering How We Finance Delivery and Access to Medical Products: The 3Rs of Sharing Resources, Risks and Rewards

Time

Plenary Session 5- Thursday, 11 October  2018

Room

Thursday,

9:00-10:30

Reengineering How We Finance Delivery and Access to Medical Products: The 3Rs of Sharing Resources, Risks and Rewards

Chair: Justice Prathibha M Singh, Judge, Delhi Court, India

Co-chair: Dr K Vijay Raghavan, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India;

Dr Anthony D So, Professor of the Practice and Director, IDEA (Innovation + Design Enabling Access) Initiative, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA

Plenary Hall

Keynote Address:

Dr Anthony D So, Professor of the Practice and Director, IDEA (Innovation + Design Enabling Access) Initiative, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA-  Reengineering How We Finance Delivery and Access to Medical Products: The 3Rs of Sharing Resources, Risks and Rewards

Panelists

1.      Ms Rachael Crockett, Policy Adviser, Global Policy Team, Wellcome Trust, UK- Approach To Equitable Access To Healthcare Interventions

2.      Dr Manica Balasegaram, Director, GARDP, DNDi, Switzerland- Role of Product Development Partnerships for Access to Health Technologies

3.      Dr Johan Lennart Struwe, Public Health Agency of Sweden, Sweden- Rational Use of Antibiotics Implemented though the Swedish Strategic Programme for Antibiotic Resistance

 

4.      Dr Kavitha Rajsekar, Scientist, Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Government of India- Bringing Better Healthcare To People In India-Role Of Health Technology Assessment

 

 

11 October  2018-Thursday, 10:30-11:00: Tea Break

 

11 October  2018-Thursday, 11:00-13:00: Plenary Session 6: Legal and Regulatory Issues for Access to Medical Products

Time

Plenary Session 6- Thursday, 11 October  2018

Room

Thursday,

11:00-13:00

Legal and Regulatory Issues for Access to Medical Products

Chair: Mr Suresh Chandra, Secretary, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India

Co-Chair: Mr Shyamal Misra, Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India

Plenary Hall

Key Note Addresses:

·         Dr Anthony D So, Professor of the Practice and Director, IDEA (Innovation + Design Enabling Access) Initiative, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA- Designing Innovative Approaches to Improving Antimicrobial Stewardship through Drug Regulation

Panelists

1.      Dr Manica Balasegaram, Director, GARDP, DNDi, Switzerland- New Global Initiatives for Innovation of Medical Products- Global Antibiotic R&D Partnership (GARD-P)

2.      Dr Olasupo Owoeye, Senior Lecturer, Law, RMIT Graduate School of Business and Law, Australia-  Intellectual Property, Access to Medicines and Universal Health Coverage Through a Health Rights Lens

3.      Dr K Bangarurajan, Joint Drugs Controller India, Central Drug Standard Control Organization, Government of India- Regulatory Updates to Foster an Enabling Landscape for Access to Medical Products

4.      Mr DG Shah, Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance, India- Innovation and IPR in Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

5.      Dr Gayatri Saberwal, Scientist and Dean, Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology, India- Bio-incubation Clusters and Initiatives in India  for Health Technologies

6.      Ms Stefanie Freel, Access to Medicines Foundation, Netherlands- Access & Stewardship: How do Companies Address the Affordability of Antibiotics

 

11 October  2018-Thursday, 13:00-14:00: Lunch

 

11 October  2018-Thursday, 14:00-15:30: Parallel Session 10: Partnering for Access to Medical Products-Bilateral treaties and Regional Agreements

Time

Parallel Session 10- Thursday, 11 October  2018

Room

Thursday, 14:00-15:30

Partnering for Access to Medical Products-Bilateral Treaties and Regional Agreements

Chairs: Mr Rajiv Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India

Mr GR Raghavender, Joint Secretary, National Mission for Justice Delivery and Legal Reforms, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India

Plenary Hall

Panelists

1.      Dr Mohga Kamal Yanni, Senior Health and HIV Policy Adviser, Oxfam GB, UK- Developing systems and approaches for Access to Medical products in Free Trade Agreements  

2.      Dr Cha-aim Pachanee, International Health Policy Program, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand- Thailand’s Engagement for Public Health in Bilateral and Regional Agreements

3.      Mr DG Shah, Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance, India- Partnering for Access to Medical Products in Bilateral Treaties and Regional Agreements

4.      Dr Sachin Chaturvedi, Director General, Research & Information System for Developing Countries, India- Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Strengthening Regional Cooperation and Resources for the SDGs 

5.      Mr KM Gopakumar, Legal Advisor, Third World Network, India- Progress on TRIPS Flexibilities since Doha Declaration since 2001

6.      Ms Catherina Timmermans, Technical Manager, Intellectual Property, UNITAID, Switzerland- Overcoming Patent Barriers: Options and Impact

 

11 October  2018-Thursday, 14:00-15:30: Parallel Session 11: Non Communicable Diseases-Legal Aspects for Prevention and Promotion of Public Health

Time

Parallel Session 11- Thursday, 11 October  2018

Room

Thursday, 14:00-15:30

Non Communicable Diseases-Legal Aspects for Prevention and Promotion of Public Health

Chair: Dr Arun Panda, Secretary, Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India;

Dr Suresh Chandra, Secretary, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India

Co-chair: Mr Vikas Sheel, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

Lecture Hall 1

Panelists

1.      Dr Padmini Angela De Silva, Regional Adviser-Nutrition, WHO South-East Asia Regional Office, India- Nutrition and NCDs

2.      Dr  Christer Backman, Senior Expert, International Relations, Medical Products Agency, Sweden- Regulations, Standards and Licensing of Medical Products

3.      Ms Sunita K Sreedharan, Lawyer, SKS Law Associates, India-Legal Regulations Preventing Non-Communicable Diseases Governance with Special Reference to India

4.      Dr Biswajit Dhar, Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India- Research Institutions Licensing Practices For Prioritizing Public Health

5.      Mr Rajesh Murthy, Business Development Manager-Head of Indian Operations, Medicines Patent Pool, India- Innovative Licensing Mechanisms: The  Medicines Patent Pool Perspective

 

11 October  2018-Thursday, 14:00-15:30: Parallel Session 12: Intellectual Property Rights and Standards in Trade for Medical Products

Time

Parallel Session 12- Thursday, 11 October  2018

Room

Thursday, 14:00-15:30

Intellectual Property Rights and Standards in Trade for Medical Products

Chair: Mr Sudhanshu Pandey, Additional Secretary- Trade Policy Division, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India

Co-chairs: Dr S Eswara Reddy, Drugs Controller General Of India, Central Drug Standard Control Organization, Government of India

Lecture Hall 2

Panelists

1.      Dr Olasupo Owoeye, Senior Lecturer, Law, RMIT Graduate School of Business and Law, Australia- New Initiatives in PDPs for Access to Affordable Medical Products

2.      Dr Purnima Sharma, Managing Director, Biotech Consortium India Limited, India- Bringing First Generation Entrepreneurs to the Market Place For Medical Devices

3.      Dr H Purshottam, Chairman and Managing Director, National Research Development Corporation, India- Health Technology Transfer

4.      Ms Leena Menghaney, Head-South Asia, Access Campaign, Medecins Sans Frontieres, India- Patents as a Tool for Innovation- Challenges in the NCD Medical Products Pipeline

5.      Mr Avirup Bose, Associate Professor and Assistant Director, Centre for International Trade and Economics Laws, Jindal Global Law School, India-The Legal Landscape in Competition Law and Access to Medical Products

6.      Dr Yashwant D Panwar, Scientist E, Patent Facilitating Centre, India- Inventions to Improve Healthcare

7.      Dr Ujjwal Kumar, Policy Analyst, CUTS International, India- Interface of  IPR and Competition Law

 

11 October  2018-Thursday, 15:30-16:30: Plenary Session 7: Closing Session, Summary and Recommendations

Closing session- Thursday, 11 October 2018: 15:30-16:30

Dr RK Vats, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India

Dr Renu Swarup, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India

Dr Balram Bhargava, Secretary, Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

Dr K Vijay Raghavan, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India

Dr VK Paul, Member, NITI Aayog, Government of India

Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia Region

Ms Preeti Sudan, Secretary, Health, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Deputy Director General, WHO, Switzerland [Video Address]

Honorable Mr JP Nadda, Union Minister, Health & Family Welfare, Government of India

 

11 October  2018-Thursday, 16:30-17:00: High Tea