WHO’s Revised Work Programme: Evidence-Based Normative Work, Access To Medicines
Intellectual Property Watch "In a couple of weeks, the World Health Organization will be holding its annual January Executive Board meeting. Delegates will consider the edited version of the draft 13th WHO general programme of work for 2019-2023, published on 5 January. Following comments to the first version of the programme in November, the secretariat produced a more fleshed-out document, emphasizing the WHO’s normative role, in particular evidence-based.
The necessity of access to medicines and vaccines has been extended to other products, such as devices and blood products, and mention is made of the WHO Global Strategy and Plan of Action on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property." (Photo: United States Mission Geneva/flickr, CC BY-ND 2.0)