This week, the 75th World Health Assembly (WHA) will convene key leaders from 194 member states in Geneva to discuss some of the most pressing challenges impacting global public health, with this year’s theme focusing on “health for peace and peace for health.” As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to weigh on global public health systems,
A number of prominent global health and policy leaders participated in The Healthcare System Resilience Summit at the Expo 2020 Dubai this January to discuss some of the largest challenges facing health care systems globally, including the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic led researchers, government leaders and biopharmaceutical companies across the globe to collaborate at unprecedented levels to discover and deliver solutions for patients. Intellectual property has been the foundation for establishing hundreds of new partnerships since the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to innovative solutions that are helping millions of patients.
With almost 12.0 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses having been produced and delivered, and nearly 5 billion people worldwide having received at least one dose, the positive role IP protections play in advancing innovation is significant. In particular, the United Arab Emirates has demonstrated global leadership as one of the world’s most vaccinated country, with 95% of its population considered fully vaccinated.