Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: WIPO-MRC Satellite Session – Sharing Innovation in the Fight Against Tropical Diseases, Global Health Research Forum 2012 (Forum 2012)
Description: Reference is made to the Global Health Research Forum 2012 (Forum 2012), which will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from April 24 to 26, 2012. It will focus on developing capacities to improve and increase investment in health-related research and innovation, specifically in low and middle income countries. The Forum has been identified as an excellent opportunity for holding a joint WIPO-Medical Research Council (MRC) Satellite Event on April 23 to showcase WIPO Re:Search with the specific objective of reaching out to members of the African Network for Drugs and Diagnostics Innovation (ANDI) Centers of Excellence.
Type: Meeting
IP Subject Area: Multiple IP Fields
WIPO Sector: Department for Traditional Knowledge and Global Challenges
Date From: 23/04/2012 - 26/04/2012
Venue City: Cape Town
Venue/Host Country: South Africa
Activity held in Language: English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Cameroon 2
Egypt 1
Kenya 2
Mali 1
Mauritius 1
Nigeria 2
South Africa
Sudan 1
Tunisia 1
Uganda 1
Zambia 1
Total Number of Participants:  13

Owner / Requester

Owner / Requester Name Owner / Requester Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO


Organizer Name Organizer Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO
Medical Research Council South Africa Institution