The Global Healthcare Innovation Alliance Accelerator (GHIAA)

Policy to Impact

GHIAA creates resources, curates information, collaborates with stakeholders and provides consulting support related to policies and agreement provisions that aim to achieve equitable, global access to medical products.

Our Work

MAPGuide Platform

Agreement Provisions, Analysis, Equitable Access Resources

MAPGuide Platform

The MAPGuide platform is a tool for exploring analysis of global health agreements, particularly those that seek to ensure equitable access to medical products.

Resources on the platform include our Provision Database and Equitable Access Toolkit.
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Consulting Services

Expert advice for access policies, provisions and plans

Consulting Services

Our team has substantial subject matter expertise in negotiating global health agreements, and has worked extensively with organizations seeking to increase access to medical products. We provide practical, pragmatic advice for organizations seeking to navigate the complexities of access policies and agreement provisions.
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Strategic Insights

For new vaccine manufacturing

Vaccine Manufacturing

GHIAA has developed and contributed to a number of publications and events on the topic of equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines. In particular, we have focused on the role of agreement terms in supporting increased and accelerated access for underserved populations, both for COVID-19 vaccines and for future vaccine needs.
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Latest News

  • September 5, 2023

    Julia Barnes-Weise to Join Panel on Licensing and Funding Healthcare Innovations for Global Impact

    Julie also will speak at the Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada), Inc. Annual Meeting, which will be held October 15-18 in Chicago. The meeting brings together licensing and intellectual property (IP) professionals and the program focuses on the latest trends, advancements, and best practices in licensing and intellectual capital management. Julie will participate in a workshop called Licensing and Funding Healthcare Innovations for Global Impact with Chan Park of the Medicines Patent Pool, Lauren Sullivan of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Emmy Wheatley of CEPI (Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations). Registration is Open
  • September 4, 2023

    GHIAA ED Scheduled for Panel at National Vaccine Law Conference.

    Julie will be part of a panel on Equity Throughout the Global Vaccine Lifecycle at the National Vaccine Law Conference in Washington D.C., on September 14-15. Registration is available for both in-person and virtual options. Learn More and Register
  • September 3, 2023

    Executive Director Julia Barnes-Weise to Speak at Disease Prevention and Control Summit

    Our executive director Julia Barnes-Weise will be speaking about partnering & planning for equitable access to vaccines on Day 2 of the Disease Prevention and Control Summit in Philadelphia, September 8, 2023. Register here
  • May 30, 2023

    GHIAA ED Authors New Article

    Julia Barnes-Weise, Colin N. O'Leary, Kendall Hoyt, and Margaret Bourdeaux have penned a new article titled "Maintaining Warp Speed: Policy Requirements for a Just-in-Time, Capability-Based, Scalable Medical Countermeasure Research and Development Enterprise," published in Health Security. Read More