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Panel discussion - Event date: 13 Apr 2017

Product Development Partnership Annual Meeting hosted by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Jayasree K. Iyer of the Access to Medicine Foundation moderated a panel discussion at the annual meeting on PDPs that addressed questions about increasing the productivity of PDPs further. The meeting was hosted by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

On Thursday 13 April the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted the annual meeting on Product Development Partnerships.  The report of the annual meeting states that “the PDPs have made considerable progress in previous years in pushing  the development of medicines, vaccines and diagnostics further down the pipeline, often with assistance from the Dutch government. The PDPs also stressed that all aspects involved in reaching the patient is becoming more and more important. Access to medicines should therefore be on the agenda right from the start, which is not always the case.”

Jayasree K. Iyer, Executive Director of the Access to Medicine Foundation moderated a panel discussion that addressed questions about increasing the productivity of PDPs further. Other participants in the panel were: FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics), DNDi (Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative), Lygature, EDCTP, TB Alliance, MMV (Medicines for Malaria Venture).


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