Executive Course on Intellectual Property, Diplomacy and Global Public Health
Geneva, 16-18 February 2011
The Graduate Institute The Global Health Programme at the Graduate Institute and Seton Hall Law School are jointly organising a three-day "Executive Course on Intellectual Property, Diplomacy and Global Public Health". The course explores current debates about health-related aspects of intellectual property from a global public health perspective. It aims to promote the development of systems that stimulate the production of affordable drugs, vaccines, diagnostics, and medical devices for populations in which traditional market forces do not create sufficient incentives. It brings together professionals working on issues related to pharmaceutical innovation and access to medicines from ministries of health and foreign affairs, the pharmaceutical industry, international organisations, NGOs and philanthropic organisations.This course is also being offered as an advanced module to the Executive Course on Global Health Diplomacy. Deadline for applications is 20 December 2010.