FREE WEBINAR

Mobilising International Research to fight COVID-19

About The Webinar

Welcome to another episode of the ICCA COVID-19 Briefing – an interactive video series where we explore the economic and health implications of this coronavirus pandemic, and what must be done to ensure successful recovery for businesses big and small.
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The World Health Organisation has recently launched its COVID-19 accelerator, a landmark global collaboration which brings together the public and private sector to accelerate development, production and equitable global access to new COVID-19 health technologies.  Will this be a model for the future? 

Additional reading – WHO Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator: launch annoucement (link), ​​​​​​​call to action (link), and EU pledging conference (link).  As well as the ICC paper on “COVID-19 - Lessons for International Research Collaboration and Information Exchange (link).

​​​​​​​During the webinar you will:

  • Learn the status of research on diagnostics, treatments and vaccines for COVID-19.

  • Hear about how the international private and public sector research is working together across the world to find timely solutions to tackle COVID-19.

  • Debate the challenges ahead and the possible solutions to ensure that the global R&D and governance framework is ready to develop, produce, and provide equitable global access to health technologies for COVID-19 and future health emergencies.

  • ICC Academy

    Webinar Host

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  • Thomas Cueni

    Director General, International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA)

  • Dr Soumya Swaminathan

    Chief Scientist, World Health Organization (WHO)

  • Daphne Yong-d’Hervé

    Director, Peace and Prosperity, ICC

  • Thomas Paris

    Director of Production, ICC Academy

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