Webinar on Intersectionality and Equity in Intellectual Property Rights in Healthcare

Poster of Webinar announcement: Intersectionality and Equity in IPR in Healthcare, being organized by Sama on 4 April 2022.

Sama Resource Group for Women and Health is organizing a webinar on Intersectionality and Equity in Intellectual Property Rights in Healthcare on Monday 4 April 2022 to discuss what equity in the IP regime would look like, and what would it mean to overcome IP barriers from an intersectionality lens.


TIME: 3:00 pm SAST | 1:00 pm GMT | 6:30 pm IST

Please register for this Webinar here:


The Programme


Priyam Lizmary Cherian is a Lawyer, currently with Sama, and is working on the intersection of health and intellectual property.


Els Torreele is a health and social justice researcher and advocate, focusing on transforming medical innovation to prioritize health needs and equitable access to knowledge and technologies. For over 20 years, she has combined R&D work with policy-advocacy at Brussels University, Médecins Sans Frontières, Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative, Open Society Foundations and is now Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London.


Lauren Paremoer

Lauren Paremoer is a Senior Lecturer in Political Studies at the University of Cape Town. Her research focuses on health activism, global governance for health, and political mobilisation aimed at realising social citizenship in societies of the Global South.

For further information, contact: Sarojini N. at [email protected]

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