"Advances in science and technology are opening up new horizons in public health that were considered science fiction not so very long ago"

-@DrTedros #Innov4Health #HealthForAll
@DrTedros @WIPO @wto @WTODGAZEVEDO "CRISPR tools enable us edit the human genome, potentially transforming the treatment of #cancer.
Robotic surgery is improving precision & making complex procedures easier.
3-D printing means orthotics & prosthetics can be tailored precisely to the individual"
@DrTedros @WIPO @wto @WTODGAZEVEDO "Virtual reality is being used to train #HealthWorkers.
Wireless brain sensors are giving us new insights into our most important but most mysterious organ.
Telemedicine & mobile health are helping us deliver care in people’s homes, instead of in hospitals & clinics"

@DrTedros @WIPO @wto @WTODGAZEVEDO "Artificial intelligence is being used to give paraplegic patients improved mobility, to manage road traffic and to develop new medicines.
And machine learning is helping us to predict outbreaks"

-@DrTedros #Innov4Health #HealthForAll
@DrTedros @WIPO @wto @WTODGAZEVEDO "How do we harness the power of innovation to narrow inequalities, rather than widen them?
We must understand the complex links between innovation, public health, intellectual property rights & trade"

-@DrTedros #Innov4Health
@DrTedros @WIPO @wto @WTODGAZEVEDO "Our starting point must be a common conviction that health is a human right, and a shared purpose to use the tools of trade & intellectual property to defend that right by overcoming barriers to access, rather than erecting them"
-@DrTedros #Innov4Health
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