SAVE THE DATE & INVITATION: Fix The Patent Laws Campaign (FTPL) Webinar
Webinar: Mobilising support for patent law reform locally and internationally.
Friday, April 23, 2021 —
Fix The Patent Laws Campaign (FTPL) cordially invites you to a webinar on mobilising support for patent law reform locally and internationally. The event will be held on Wednesday, 29 April 2021 from 11 am (South Africa Time)
The webinar aims to discuss the ongoing issues about equitable access to medicines and technologies including those related to COVID19. the international context, the push for the TRIPS Waiver and the need for international solidarity.
WHAT TO EXPECT?
We will be discussing overcoming barriers to medicines, vaccines, and medical tools for cancer, diabetes, HIV and TB, as well as COVID-19. This is even more important as the World Trade Organisation ' s TRIPS council meets on 30 April to discuss the proposal by South Africa and India, supported by over 100 countries, to waive patents on COVID-19 technologies