WHO, WIPO, WTO call for innovation and cooperation to support timely access to pandemic products

The Joint Technical Symposium held on 16 December by the World Health Organization (WHO), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) highlighted that the world can move quickly when driven by a crisis situation, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Cooperation is a key factor to foster innovation and timely equitable access to health products — for COVID-19 and in preparation for future pandemics.