Equity in the Pandemic Treaty: Access and Benefit-Sharing as a Policy Device or a Rhetorical Device?

Abbie-Rose Hampton, Mark Eccleston-Turner, Michelle Rourke, Stephanie Switzer

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Abstract

Equity is a foundational concept for the new World Health Organization (WHO) Pandemic Treaty. WHO Member States are currently negotiating to turn this undefined concept into tangible outcomes by borrowing a policy mechanism from international environmental law: access and benefit-sharing (ABS).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217-220
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Law, Medicine and Ethics
Volume51
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 25 May 2023

Keywords

  • Access and Benefit-Sharing
  • Access to Medicines
  • Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework
  • Pandemic Treaty
  • Pathogen Sharing

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