Local Production and A ccess to Medicines. EMP - Technical Briefing Seminar 1 November, 2013 WHO HQ, Geneva Zafar Mirza. Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property Unit Essential Medicines & Health Products Department. What is local production ?. What is local production ?.
EMP - Technical Briefing Seminar1 November, 2013WHO HQ, Geneva
Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property Unit
Essential Medicines & Health Products Department
Does LP improve access?
Does local production improve access?
Should WHO support LP?
Local production: geography and/or ownership – this project uses jurisdiction as a basis for defining local production rather than ownership
Transfer of technology: broadly defined to include education, training, licensing, movement of persons, supply of materials and equipment, through various mechanisms
To increase access, especially for the poor in developing and least developed countries to medicines, vaccines and diagnostics of importance to public health, and especially for neglected diseases of the type II and type III categories as well as the specific needs of developing countries in relation to type I diseases.
Element 4: Promote the transfer of technology and production of health products in developing countries…
WHO Perspective on LP Technologies
It is Government's decision,
But we have to ensure…
Effective National Regulatory Authorities
Enhanced Public Procurement
Security of Supply
Linked with GSPA-PHI and EU Parliament resolution on improving access to medicines through supporting local production in developing countries
Local production for access to medical products: Developing a framework to improve public health
Local production and access to medicine in low- and middle-income countries: A literature review and critical analysis
Trends in local production of medicines and related technology transfer
Pharmaceutical production and related technology transfer: Landscape report
Local production of pharmaceuticals and related technology transfer: A series of case studies
Increasing access to vaccines through technology transfer and local production
Increasing access to diagnostics through technology transfer and local production
Local production and technology transfer to increase access to medical devices
Available online: www.who.int/phi/publications/local_production
Direct support to reduce the cost of manufacture
Indirect support of local production for improving access
Learning from Phase I
Guided by the shared goals of the framework
Cross-WHO, WHO regional offices, partner agencies, governments and governmental bodies
Align with the African Union and its Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plan for Africa (PMPA)
Full range of medical products: Medicines, vaccines, in-vitro diagnostics, blood derived therapeutic products and medical devices
World Health Organization
Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property http://www.who.int/phi