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Fairer trade agreements to facilitate access to healthcare for all

Prices for life-saving drugs are escalating. Investments in medical innovation are rapidly falling. And trade agreements are making access to healthcare more difficult for millions worldwide, particularly those in developing countries. These call for shaping better, sustainable trade deals that balance public health interests and private sector incentives.

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Third CPD Anniversary Lecture

CPD is going to organise the “Third CPD Anniversary Lecture” on Monday 13 February 2017 at 10.00 am in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This year renowned development economist Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr will deliver lecture on ‘Health and Global Trade Regime: Is It Affecting Equal Access to Medicines?. Professor Fukuda-Parr is a Faculty at The New School, New York and Vice-Chair, UN Committee for Development Policy (CDP)

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Climate compatible development is the key to overcome the ‘wicked problems’

Climate compatible development offers a framework for thinking about the pathway to overcome the ‘wicked problems’ of dealing with climate related challenges, while simultaneously achieving the poverty reduction target of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), said Mr Simon Maxwell, CBE at the CPD Anniversary Lecture 2015. He remarked that achieving the …

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CPD Anniversary Lecture 2015

CPD Anniversary Lecture 2015 Climate Compatible Development: Pathway or Pipedream? by Simon Maxwell, CBE Executive Chair, Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Former Director, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London and Chair, European Think-Tanks Group Saturday 16 January 2016 at 10.00 am (BST) Dhaka, Bangladesh  

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