IP Watch covers WIPO Global Challenges seminar featuring Access to Vaccines Index
Thursday, 9 November 2017
IP Watch covered the most recent WIPO Global Challenges Seminar – on accelerating innovation and access to vaccines. It was organised by WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) in cooperation with WHO and the Access to Medicine Foundation. The seminar took place on November 8, 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland. It explored how biopharmaceutical and vaccine manufacturers can play a role in improving access to current and future vaccines. During her presentation, Jayasree discussed how vaccine companies are responding to global calls to increase access to vaccines, drawing on findings from the Foundation’s Access to Vaccines Index, published in March 2017.