About Felipe de

Felipe de Carvalho holds a degree in Social Communications, with specialization in Journalism at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). Is performing Master degree studies in the International Political Economy program of the Economy Institute at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). Since 2009, works at Doctors Without Borders (MSF) with issues such as: Humanitarian Aid, Global Health, Multilateral Institutions, International Trade, Intellectual Property, TRIPS Agremment, Pharmaceutical Market, Policy Analysis and Advocacy. Since 2011 is a member of the Working Group on Intellectual Property of the Brazilian Network for the Integration of Peoples (GTPI/Rebrip).

This speaker will be presenting at the following session(s)

  • Advocacy for access to hepatitis treatment

    Golden Hall

    Day: 2 November

    Time: 12:00

    Chairs: Jennifer Johnston, CEVHAP and Dr. Bobby John, Global Health Advocates, India

    Presentations:

    • Introduction and vision.
      Othoman Mellouk, International Treatment Preparedness Coalition
    • Advocacy for access for the most vulnerable populations.
    • Luís Mendão, GAT - Treatment Activist Group
    • Brazilian experience on patent opposition.
    • Felipe de Carvalho, Working Group on Intellectual Property of the Brazilian Network for the Integration of Peoples (GTPI/Rebrip)
    • DNDi strategy on access to hepatitis C medicines.
      Francisco Viegas, Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative
    • Role of the civil society: case study in a country with access to generics.
    • Rajkumar Nalinikanta, CoNE Manipur
    • Q & A session.