2018: Briefing note on NIH proposed license to Gilead for CD-30 CAR T technology

Contact: Kim Treanor 202-332-2670; kim.treanor@keionline.org January 5, 2018 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has proposed an exclusive license with Gilead for certain patent applications for inventions that target CD-30 proteins and CAR T technologies. The proposed license is to… Continue Reading

16 groups write open letter to WHO Director-General Dr Tedros: Roadmap on Access to Medicines and Vaccines 2019-2023

On Friday, 3 August 2018, 16 groups sent an open letter to WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus expressing views on the proposed WHO Roadmap on Access to Medicines and Vaccines 2019-2023. The letter requested the Director-General to strengthen activities… Continue Reading

60 House Democrats introduce bill on Medicare negotiations that includes compulsory licensing provisions to protect patients when price negotiations break down.

The new House democrats medicare negotiations bill represents a turning point, with broad support for using robust compulsory licensing authority to protect access if negotiations on prices break down. The press conference announcing the bill featured several Democratic members of… Continue Reading

Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly

KEI/HAI Interventions HAI/KEI intervention at the WHA69 on the Framework of Engagement with Non-State Actors HAI/KEI intervention at the WHA69 on the negotiations on an R&D agreement Interventions by Member States WHA 69: Colombian Minister of Health Calls on WHO… Continue Reading

Seventieth World Health Assembly

Interventions made by KEI WHA70: Statement of Knowledge Ecology International – CEWG follow up WHA70: Statement of Knowledge Ecology International on antimicrobial resistance WHA70: Statement of Knowledge Ecology International on review of the GSPOA-PHI WHA70: Statement of Knowledge Ecology International:… Continue Reading

Seventy-first World Health Assembly

Interventions made by KEI WHA71: KEI statement on the Draft thirteenth general programme of work, 2019–2023 WHA71: KEI intervention on the Preparation for the third High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases, to… Continue Reading