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Making medicines affordable: role of pricing policies

Sunday, October 12
Timekeeper:   Roxana Bonnell, Open Society Foundations
 
 
9:00 – 12:00
Registration in the lobby (Participants pick up per diems and meeting folders)
 
 
12:30 – 14:00
Lunch
 
Armada Roof Terrace Restaurant, located on the top floor of the Armada hotel.
 
 
14:00 – 15:00
Welcome, Objectives, Introductions, Framing
 
Roxana Bonnell
 
 
15:00 – 16:30
Medicine pricing regulations – overview
 
Presentations: Sakthivel Selvaraj, Public Health Foundation of India
 
 
 
Facilitator: Amit Sengupta, Delhi Science Forum
 
 
16:30 – 17:00
Tea break
 
 
17:00 – 17:45
Continued discussions
 
 
18:00 – 19:00
Welcoming Drinks
 
Wine and snacks at Armada Terrace
 
 
Evening
Dinner on individual per diems
 
 
Monday, October 13
Timekeeper: Azzi Momenghabalif, Open Society Foundations
 
 
9:00 – 9:20
Recap Day 1
 
Ann-Isabelle Von Lingon, EATG
 
 
9:20 – 10:30
Current pricing policies in countries
 
Thailand. Niyada Kiatying-Angsulee, Drug System Monitoring & Development Program, Chulalongkorn University
 
India. Aasna Mehta, Public Health Foundation of India
 
South Africa. Andy Gray, University of KwaZulu Natal
 
 
 
Facilitator: Mara Kardas-Nelson, Consultant
 
 
10:30 – 11:00
Tea Break
 
 
11:00 – 12:00
Current pricing policies in countries
 
Spain. Rafael Vilasanjuan, The Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)
 
Australia/New Zealand. Deborah Gleeson, La Trobe University
 
United Kingdom. Shilpa Modi Pandav, Consultant
 
 
 
Facilitator: Raminta Stuikyte, Consultant
 
 
12:00- 12:15
Major themes coming out of country presentations
 
Amit Sengupta
 
 
12:15 – 13:00
How price regulation relates to access to medicines, national health outcomes, and state of national pharmaceutical industry
 
Group work.
 
 
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch
 
 
14:00 – 16:00
Models of Price Control
 
Reference Pricing. Marcus Low, Treatment Action Campaign
 
Health Technology Assessment. Sripen Tantivess, Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program
 
Ceiling prices based on cost plus formula. Sakthivel Selvaraj                                                            
 
Tiered pricing. Shilpa Modi Pandav, Consultant
 
 
 
Facilitator: Roxana Bonnell
 
 
16:00 – 16:30
Tea Break
 
 
16:30 – 18:00
Assessment of different models of price regulation; what works and what doesn’t.
 
Group work. Amit Sengupta introduces group work
 
 
19:30 – 21:30
Group dinner
 
Sardunya Restaurant
 
Meclis-i Mebusan Cad. No:22 Salı Pazarı
 
34427 Fındıklı, Istanbul
 
 
Tuesday, October 14
Timekeeper: Kiti Kajana, Open Society Foundations
 
 
9:00 – 9:30
Report back from Day 2 group work
 
Joan Tallada, FEAT
 
 
9:30 – 10:30
Price Control of patented drugs – what are the options?
 
Panel discussion: Niyada Kiatying-Angsulee; Gaelle Krikorian; Azzi Momenghalibaf
 
 
 
Facilitator: Amit Sengupta
 
 
10:30 – 11:30
Trade, IP and Manufacturing – tracing the global roots of medicine prices
 
Panel discussion: Deborah Gleeson; Amit Sengupta
 
Facilitator: Diarmaid McDonald, Stop AIDS
 
 
11:30 – 12:00
Tea Break
 
 
12:00 – 13:15
Medicine pricing policies – role of civil society, experiences to date
 
Panel discussion: Umunyana Rugege, Section27; Chalermsak Kittitrakul (Jockey), AIDS Access Foundation; Diarmand McDonald
 
Facilitator: Raminta Stuikyte
 
 
13:15 – 14:15
Lunch
 
 
14:15 – 15:15
Changing narrative around medicine prices – what can be done and how?
 
Mara Kardas-Nelson
 
 
15:15 – 16:30
Country/regional/global based advocacy on medicine pricing
 
Group work   (coffee and tea available during group work)
 
 
16:30 – 17:30
Panel discussion – take homes from the meeting
 
Yupadee Sirisinsuk, Chulalongkorn University; Vanessa López, Right to Health Foundation; Marcus Low; Andy Gray
 
Facilitator: Amit Sengupta
 
 
Evening
Dinner on individual per diems

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