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EU High Level Conference on global health,
10-11 June 2010 - Brussels, Belgium

Session C - Innovation and Access

Chair: Dr. Robert Ridley, Director of Tropical Disease Research (TDR) at the World Health Organisation (WHO)

Rapporteur: Dr Bocar Kouyate, Health Adviser, Ministry of Health, Burkina Faso

Dr. William Aldis ( 701KB), Thammasat University, Thailand: "Public Health and the challenges of free trade agreements and TRIPS+"

François Bompart ( 128KB), MD Vice-President, Deputy Head & Medical Director, Access to Medicines; Sanofi Aventis: "Overcoming barriers to innovation and ensuring access"

Mr. Tido von Schoen-Angerer ( 293KB), MSF Access to Essential Medicines Campaign, Secretariat to the European Parliament Working Group on Innovation, Access to Medicines and Poverty-Related Diseases

Jorge Bermudez ( 1.31MB), Executive Secretary of UNITAID: "Novel, market-based approaches to addressing gaps in availability and access to more affordable and appropriate treatments for HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria"

Melinda Moree, CEO Bioventures for Global Health, USA: "What Private-Public Partnerships can offer for drug development for neglected diseases"

Dr Charles Mgone ( 2.89MB), Executive Director, The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP): "A partnership-approach to clinical trials in developing countries"

Session F - Local and Global Challenges in Research

Chair: Dr Ruxandra Draghia-Akli, Director Health Research, DG RTD

Rapporteur: Andrew Green, Leeds University (UK)

Dr. Téa Collins, Head of Research and Programmes, Global Forum for Health Research: "The need for global collaboration in health research"

Prof David Sanders School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, South Africa: "Building sustainable research capacity in resource-poor countries"

Dr Bocar Kouyate, Health Adviser, Ministry of Health Burkina Faso

Prof Goran Tomson, Karolinska Institute Sweden: "Health Systems - the value of North-South research partnerships"

Prof Martin McKee, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK: "What Europe can offer and what Europe learn from other countries"