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GHIAA & MAPGuide updates

  • Jaharis Law Presentation (April 30, 2021) - GHIAA Executive Director Julie Barnes-Wise spoke at the Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute Annual Symposium on Thursday April 29th, 2021. Her presentation discussed the role of step-in rights and technology transfer in relation to equitable access to vaccinations amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
  • STAT article: the need for the MAPGuide (April 1, 2021) - Global healthcare partners will benefit from a shareable repository of contracts to address key issues in global health research, development, and purchasing. A glossary informs stakeholders about alternate definitions of key terms to prepare parties for negotiations and to give them a common language for discussion. Read Article
  • Promoting Innovation Where Market Incentives Do Not Work (March 10, 2021) - Supporting the development of innovative health products is not only important in the fields of orphan drugs and neglected tropical diseases but also for pandemic preparedness. Our Executive Director, Julie Barnes-Weise, has contributed to this article about how such development can be supported and created an interesting chart setting out how public funding incentives are balanced by the concerns of different types of developers. This article was originally published by Licensing Executives Society International. Read Article
  • Katrine Thor Andersen Joins GHIAA’s Board of Directors (March 8, 2021) - The Global Health Innovation Alliance Accelerator (GHIAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Katrine Thor Andersen to its Board of Directors. Read More
  • Glossary of Global Health Agreement Terms (December 1, 2020) - GHIAA is pleased to announce the publication of its Glossary of Global Health Agreement Terms - a curated collection of often used terms in policies, negotiations and agreements in the global public health field. Our continuing goal is to facilitate the discussions which lead to successful global health transactions and alliances. GHIAA welcomes suggestions of new terms and definitions which are important to the global health policy and transactions community. Read More
  • New grant from the Wellcome Trust (August 25, 2020) - We are pleased to announce a new grant from the Wellcome Trust to support further development of the MAPGuide. Read More
  • Launch of the MAPGuide (August 11, 2020) - The GHIAA MAPGuide is now available for public use. We look forward to receiving user feedback as well as additional agreements and provisions to include in the MAPGuide. Read More
  • COVID-19 agreements (August 10, 2020) - GHIAA is tracking new agreements arising from the development of COVID-19 diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines with the aim of including COVID-19 agreements in the MAPGuide. GHIAA also recently provided input to an article published in Science on the importance of knowledge transfer for large-scale vaccine manufacturing in the context of COVID-19. See COVID-19 Agreements in the MAPGuide.
  • Wellcome Trust grant (November 18, 2019) - GHIAA is excited to announce that it is receiving support from the Wellcome Trust to further develop its online Master Alliance Provisions Guide (MAPGuide), accelerating the introduction of life-saving global health technologies by streamlining the formation of research and development alliances. Read More