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Former WHO Official Marie-Paule Kieny To Chair Medicines Patent Pool

Intellectual Property Watch: Medicines Patent Pool Nets WHO’s Kieny As New Chair
“Marie-Paule Kieny, fresh out of the World Health Organization, where she held the position of assistant director general for Health Systems and Innovation, will be the new chair of the Medicines Patent Pool, as of 1 September. … Kieny ‘will lead a nine-member board in guiding the foundation’s voluntary licensing and patent pooling work in HIV, hepatitis C, and tuberculosis,’ according to [an MPP] release…” (7/3).