Access to Medicines Training for Patient Advocates

If you are a patient advocate and would like to better understand the reasons behind unaffordable and inaccessible medicines, AMI are offering a one day training session. The training session will be facilitated by Diarmaid McDonald from Just Treatment and will concentrate on the following topics:

  • The problem with high costs of medicines

  • Why are medicines prices so high?

  • Impact of intellectual property on access to medicines and innovation

  • How global health activists are fighting for patients

  • Patients voice!

If this is something you are interested in, please get in contact with patient advocates and Access to Medicines Ireland members:

Sheila Fitzgerald:


Robbie Lawlor:


WHERE: The Richmond Education and Event Centre, Smithfield, Co. Dublin, Ireland (fully accessible)

WHEN: Monday, September 9th

TIME: 11am - 4.30pm

TRAVEL: If you need assistance with travel costs, please discuss this with Sheila and Robbie, and we will discuss contribution towards your travel.