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Report of the Inter-Regional Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights in the Context of Traditional Medicine (Bangkok, Thailand, 6-8 December 2000)
(2001; 52 pages) View the PDF document
Table of Contents
View the documentAcknowledgements
Open this folder and view contents1. Introduction
Open this folder and view contents2. The role of intellectual property rights in the context of traditional medicine
View the document3. Globalization, the TRIPS Agreement and access to essential drugs
View the document4. Intellectual property rights
View the document5. Systems and national experience for protecting traditional knowledge, innovations and practices
Open this folder and view contents6. Problems and gaps in traditional medicine in relation to modern patent laws
View the document7. Group discussion on existing problems and gaps for the protection of traditional medicine knowledge
Open this folder and view contents8. Presentations on national patent law: means, experiences and proposals
View the document9. Recommendations
View the documentAnnex I. Message to the Workshop from Dr Uton Muchtar Rafei, Regional Director WHO South-East Asia Region
View the documentAnnex II. Welcome address from Dr Mongkol Na Songkhla, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
View the documentAnnex III. Workshop Agenda
View the documentAnnex IV. List of Participants
 

Annex IV. List of Participants

Inter-Regional Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights in the Context of Traditional Medicine, Bangkok, 6-8 December, 2000

SPEAKERS

From other UN Specialized Agencies

Mr Shakeel Bhatti
Programme Officer
Global Intellectual Property Issues
Division
World Intellectual Property
Organization
34 Chemin des Colombettes
1211 Geneva 20
Switzerland

Ms Maria Perez-Esteve
Economic Affairs Officer
Trade, Environment and
Development Section
UNCTAD
Palais des Nations
CH-1211 Geneva 10
Switzerland

From WHO African Region

Mr John E. K. Muchae
Deputy Director - Kenya Industrial
Property Office
Ministry of Research and Technology
Posta Sacco Plaza, Monrovia Street
Nairobi
Kenya

From WHO Region of the Americas

Dr Alvaro Zerda Sarmiento
School of Economic Science
National University of Colombia
Bogota
Colombia

Prof. Djaja Doel Soejarto
Professor of Pharmacognosy and Biology
University of Illinois at Chicago
833 S. Wood St.
Chicago, IL 60612
USA

From WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region

Dr F.R. Yousuf Fazli
Consultant
Ministry of Health Islamabad
Pakistan

From WHO South-East Asia Region

Dr S.K. Sharma
Adviser (Ayurveda)
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
(Department of ISM & H)
Government of India, New Delhi
India

Dra Mawarwati Djamaluddin
Secretary to the Directorate General of
Drug and Food Control
Ministry of Health
Indonesia

From WHO Western Pacific Region

Zheng Yong Feng
Department 4 (First Chemical Department)
The Patent Office of State Intellectual
Property Office
P.O. Box 8020
Beijing 100088
People’s Republic of China

Prof. IL-Moo Chang
Director - Natural Products Research
Institute
Seoul National University
28, Yungun-dong, Jongru-ku
Seoul 110-460
Republic of Korea

Atty. Elpidio Peria
Member, Board of Trustees,
Philippine Institute of Traditional
& Alternative Health Care
Rosario Village, Lagao
General Santos City
Philippines

PARTICIPANTS

From WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region

Prof. Abdel Azim Habib
Professor of Pharmacognosy
Faculty of Pharmacy, Alexandria
University
Alexandria
Egypt

Dr Amir Mehdi Taleb
Assistant Professor of Pharmacognosy
Herbal Drugs Office, Ministry of
Health
Iran

Dr Ahmed R El-Gendy
Ass. Secretary General of the Islamic
Organization for Medical Sciences
Kuwait

From WHO South-East Asia Region

Dr Jahanara Begum
Director (Homoeo and Traditional Medicine)
Directorate-General of Health Services
Mohakhali, Dhaka
Bangladesh

Mr Ugen Dorji
Marketing Officer
Institute of Traditional Medicine
Services
Thimphu
Bhutan

Dr O.P. Aggarwal
Scientist - RPBD Division
Council of Scientific & Industrial
Research
Anusandhan Bhavan
Rafi Marg, New Delhi
India

Drs Ketut Ritiasa
Director of Traditional Medicine and
Cosmetic Control
Ministry of Health
Indonesia

Dr Sein Win
Director - Department of Traditional
Medicine
Myanmar

Dr Khilaraj Adhikari
Senior Ayurveda officer
Department of Ayurveda
Ministry of Health
His Majesty’s Government of Nepal

Dr Winai Sawasdivoon
Deputy Director-General
Department of Medical Services
Thailand

Dr Omboon Luanratana
Associate Professor - Department of
Pharmacognosy
Faculty of Pharmacy
Mahidol University
Thailand

Dr Jakkrit Kuanpoth
Faculty of Law
Sukhothai Thammathirat University
Thailand

From WHO Western Pacific Region

Dr Wang Qing-Guo
Vice President
Beijing University of Chinese
Medicine
Beijing
People’s Republic of China

Mr Praveen Anand Maharaj
Pharmacy Lecturer
School of Health Sciences
Private Mail Bag
Suva
Fiji

Dr Anis bin Ahmad
Director of Pharmaceutical Services
Member of Technical Subcommittee
of the Standing Committee on Traditional
and Complimentary Medicine
Ministry of Health
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Dr Teatulohi Matainaho
Senior Lecturer in Pharmacognosy
Head, Dept. of Basic Medical Sciences
University of Papua New Guinea
Boroko, N.C.D.
Papua New Guinea

Dr Pham Hung Cung
Director
Department of Traditional Medicine
Ministry of Health
Hanoi
Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

OBSERVERS

Mr Suradech Assawintrangkuru
Dept. of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Commerce
Thailand

Dr Wuttichai Nutkul
Department of Medical Sciences
Ministry of Public Health
Thailand

Ms Thitiwan Kerdsomboon
National Center for Genetic
Engineering and Biotechnology
Thailand

Prof. Phanas Thassaneeyanond
Chairman of the Committee on
Environment
Thailand

Prof. Wisuth Baimai
Faculty of Science
Mahidol University
Thailand

Ms Aungarb Wesgosit
Food and Drug Administration
Thailand

Ms Yuwadee Patanawong
Food and Drug Administration
Thailand

Ms Kunchana Deewised
Assistant Director
The National Institute of Thai
Traditional Medicine
Thailand

Dr Margaret Chan
Director - Department of Health
Hong Kong
People’s Republic of China

Mr Peter Cheung Kam Fai
Deputy Director
Intellectual Property Department
Hong Kong
People’s Republic of China

Dr Ting Hung Leung
Asst. Director of Health
(Traditional Chinese Medicine)
Department of Health
Hong Kong
People’s Republic of China

Mr Robert Law
Pharmacist of Traditional Chinese
Medicine
Department of Health
Hong Kong
People’s Republic of China

SECRETARIAT

WHO Staff

Dr German Velásquez
Team Coordinator, Drug Action
Programme
WHO/EDM/DAP - HQ

Dr Xiaorui Zhang
Acting Team Coordinator, Traditional
Medicine
WHO/EDM/TRM -HQ

Dr Palitha Abeykoon
Director, Health Technology and
Pharmaceuticals
WHO/SEARO.

Dr Kin Shein
Regional Advisor, Essential Drugs
and Vaccines
WHO/SEARO

Dr Chen Ken
Regional Adviser
Health Research, Health Laboratories
and Traditional Medicine
WHO/WPRO

Ms Karin Timmermans
Pharmaceutical Advisor
WHO Indonesia

Mr Tan Kiok K’ng
WHO-STC

Ministry of Public Health, Thailand, Staff

Dr Pennapa Subcharoen
Director - The National Institute of
Thai Traditional Medicine
Department of Medical Services
Ministry of Public Health
Nonthaburi
Thailand

Ms Iamtip Boonchalermkit
Foreign Relation Officer
Office of Foreign Relations
Department of Medical Services
Ministry of Public Health
Nonthaburi
Thailand

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