Burkina Faso Workshop

National Capacity Building Workshop on TRIPS flexibilities, access to medicines and local generic production, from 12-14 September 2019, Royal Beach Hotel, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

The workshop is organized by Yolse in collaboration with:

  1. Ministry of Health of Burkina Faso
  2. Burkina Faso Government
  3. TWN
  4. World Health Organization
  5. UNDP

The objective of the workshop is to strengthen national capacities to use the flexibilities of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) to promote access to medicines and local production of generics.

The participants will be mostly representatives of the Burkina Faso Presidency, the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Education and Scientific Research, the Ministry of Justice, the National Association of Pharmacists, the Central Purchasing Center for Generic Medicines (CAMEG), the National Parliament’s Committee on Health, students in Master of specialties in Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences of the Faculty of Pharmacy of Ouagadougou University UFR / SDS, Prof. JOSEPH KI-ZERBO and civil society.

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