Access to Medicines Online Conference Resources

April 14, 2020

The annual Access to Medicines conference was originally planned as a full day, live event in the RCSI Dublin on World Health Day, 7th April 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the live event has been rescheduled for later in 2020, date TBC. 
Instead, this Tuesday the 7th of April, AMI conducted a three-hour online Conference, which was attended by 289 live attendees, along with 21 attendees watching the youtube livestream. Below is a selection of media updates,OpEds etc. in response to the online conference.

Access to Medicines 07/04/2020 Full Youtube Live stream

AMI Key Correspondent Pieces

Ashley Scott, IGHN KC – AMI Live Web Conference 2020 – Speaker Summaries

Ellen Corby, IGHN – “We need to put health before profits, access before patents, transparency of price before trade secrets…” – An overview of Access to Medicine’s Live Conference 2020

Radio/Podcast Pieces

Radio Kerry – Profit Can’t be Put Before Patients – April 8th, 2020

News Articles/ OpEds: 

Irish Times – “Coronavirus: Vaccines need scientific scrutiny despite global rush, warns expert”

The Times – “Governments must act to ensure vaccines are available to all”

The Echo – “COVID-19 vaccine at least 18 months away but other drugs hold promise”




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