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Comprehensive evaluation of the implementation of the Global Strategy and Plan of Action on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property Request for proposal

Reference: RFP 2015/DGO/EVL/003
Beneficiary country(ies): Switzerland
Published on: 07-Sep-2015
Deadline on: 05-Oct-2015 17:00 (GMT 2.00) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris


The global strategy on public health, innovation and intellectual property aims to promote new thinking on innovation and access to medicines and, based on the recommendations of the report of the Commission on Intellectual Property Rights, Innovation and Public Health, provide a medium-term framework for securing an enhanced and sustainable basis for needs-driven essential health research and development relevant to diseases that disproportionately affect developing countries, proposing clear objectives and priorities for research and development, and estimating funding needs in this area.


The overall purpose of the comprehensive evaluation is to assess the status of implementation of the eight elements of the global strategy: (a) prioritizing research and development needs,  (b) promoting research and development, (c) building and improving innovative capacity, (d) transfer of technology, (e) application and management of intellectual property to contribute to innovation and promote public health, (f) improving delivery and access, (g) promoting sustainable financing mechanisms, (h) establishing monitoring and reporting systems.


Covering the period 2008–2015, the evaluation would document achievements, gaps and remaining challenges and make recommendations on the way forward.

Anand Sivasankara Kurup - sivasankarakurupa@who.int, Tel: +41 22 791 1217
Email: sivasankarakurupa@who.int
First name: Anand
Surname: Sivasankara Kurup
Telephone country code: Switzerland (+41)
Telephone number: 22 791 1217
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85000000  -  Healthcare Services
85100000  -  Comprehensive health services
85101700  -  Health administration services
85101703  -  Health service planning
85101705  -  Public health administration
85101707  -  Health system evaluation services