Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Saul Walker DFID Improving the Evidence Base: An Access to Medicines Research Network MeTA  06/04/09
Challenge <ul><li>Limited, inaccessible and dispersed data on medicines prices, quality and availability </li></ul><ul><li...
Proposal <ul><li>Establish a research network  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>build evidence for policy making and implementation <...
Possible Structure MeTA  MeTA IAG MeTA Country Stakeholders Pre-Qualified Providers Management Organisation Advisory Group...
Next Steps <ul><li>Consultation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic consultation launched by end of May followed by focused ...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Improving The Evidence Base: an Access to Medicines Research Sw

614 views

Published on

Presentation by Saul Walker on a proposed Access to Medicines Research Network, at the launch of the Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA) in London, May 2008

Published in: Health & Medicine, Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Improving The Evidence Base: an Access to Medicines Research Sw

  1. 1. Saul Walker DFID Improving the Evidence Base: An Access to Medicines Research Network MeTA 06/04/09
  2. 2. Challenge <ul><li>Limited, inaccessible and dispersed data on medicines prices, quality and availability </li></ul><ul><li>Limited evidence base on impact of policy responses </li></ul><ul><li>Poor use of data and evidence where it exists </li></ul>MeTA
  3. 3. Proposal <ul><li>Establish a research network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>build evidence for policy making and implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ensure responsiveness by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>International Advisory Group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link to MeTA stakeholders to inform priorities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexible commissioning mechanism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Building developing country research capacity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Link research findings to action by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Link to MeTA countries and stakeholders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engaging multiple donors in Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data and policy analysis repository </li></ul></ul>MeTA
  4. 4. Possible Structure MeTA MeTA IAG MeTA Country Stakeholders Pre-Qualified Providers Management Organisation Advisory Group University Consultant University Consultant NGO Research Findings Research TORS and awards Research bids and studies Inform Agenda Agenda Research Web -Portal
  5. 5. Next Steps <ul><li>Consultation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic consultation launched by end of May followed by focused meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Structure, focus, dissemination and participation by southern institutions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Development of tools and resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MeTA tool box </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tendering for management organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of potential research providers </li></ul><ul><li>Launch – early 2009 </li></ul>MeTA

×