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1st Meeting, Intersessional Seminar on Access to Medicines & Vaccines - Human Rights Council

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Production Date: 
08 Dec 2021

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02:22:09

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Opening and Panel I - Intersessional Seminar on Access to Medicines and Vaccines in the Context of the Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical and Mental Health
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 10:00-10:20

High level opening

•        
Ms. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human
Rights, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) [video
statement]

•         Dr. Mariângela Batista Galvão Simão, Assistant Director-General, WHO

•        
Dr. Marcelo Queiroga, Minister of Health, Brazil [video statement]

 

10:20-12:00

PANEL I. Human rights
challenges in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, with a special focus on
developing countries, particularly their poorest and most vulnerable
populations

Moderator: Mr. Rio Hada,
Officer-in-Charge, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Section, OHCHR

•        
Mr. Michel Kazatchkine, Member of the Independent Panel for Pandemic
Preparedness and Response (IPPR) and Senior Fellow, Global Health Center,
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland

•        
Ms. Nizia Trindade, President of FIOCRUZ [video statement]

•        
Mr. Deprose Muchena, Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, Amnesty
International

•        
Ms. Jane Barratt, Secretary General, International Federation on Ageing

•        
Dr. Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of
Malaya, Malaysia, and Member of the WHO Science Council

•        
Ms. Fatima Hassan, Health Justice Initiative, South Africa (TBC)

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