WHA71: KEI statement on the Draft thirteenth general programme of work, 2019–2023

At the 71st World Health Assembly, KEI will deliver the following intervention regarding the Draft thirteenth general programme of work, 2019–2023. Strategic priority matters 11.1 Draft thirteenth general programme of work, 2019–2023 KEI endorses the WHO’s unwavering commitment to universal… Continue Reading

WHA71: KEI intervention on Global strategy and plan of action on public health, innovation and intellectual property

At the 71st World Health Assembly, KEI will deliver the following intervention regarding the Global Strategy and Plan of Action on Public Health, Innovation, and Intellectual Property: 11.6 Global strategy and plan of action on public health, innovation and intellectual… Continue Reading

WHA71: KEI intervention on Addressing the global shortage of, and access to, medicines and vaccines

21 May 2018 Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) intends to deliver the following statement on Addressing the global shortage of, and access to, medicines and vaccines. 11.5 Addressing the global shortage of, and access to, medicines and vaccines Documents A71/12 and… Continue Reading

WTO Trade Policy Review: Malaysia explains its compulsory license for Hep C drug

On 14 February 2018 and 16 February 2018, the World Trade Organization (WTO) conducted a Trade Policy Review (TPR) of Malaysia. All members of the WTO are subject to review under the Trade Policy Review Mechanism (TPRM). The TPRM takes… Continue Reading

Coalition calls on US and Korea Trade Negotiators to prioritize public health over pharma corporations in trade negotiations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2018 kim.treanor@keionline.org (202)-332-2670 A coalition of 16 advocacy organizations in the United States and Korea asked trade negotiators in the U.S. and Korea to reject the demands of the pharmaceutical industry, protect human rights, and… Continue Reading

KEI testimony at March 8, 2018 USTR Special 301 hearing, focusing on US compulsory licensing of patents

On March 8, 2018, USTR and the interagency committee on the Special 301 held a hearing. KEI was one of the groups testifying. More on this process here: https://keionline.org/ustr/special301 I began our oral testimony discussing President Trump’s promise, during the… Continue Reading