WHA Side Event Explores Improving Access To Medicines, Roles Of Accountability, Transparency

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“…On Tuesday afternoon, those not busy casting a vote for the next World Health Organization director general got the chance to dig into [questions about transparency and accountability in global health] at a panel co-sponsored by the Graduate Institute [Global Health Centre] and FIND. In particular, discussion focused on transparency in terms of public access to two types of information: drug R&D costs and clinical trial data. … [D]iscussion quickly focused in on the role and responsibilities of the pharmaceutical industry…” (Pillinger, 5/25).

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