Affordable Medicines Now Agenda

In brief

Affordable Medicines Now will include:

Day 1: People, Power, and Movements – featuring:

-          Facilitated Dialogues on the problem of high drug prices and a vision for the future

-          A Plenary panel on movements in health care

-          Knowing Your Power: Public Narratives Workshop

-          Universal Health Care and Affordable Medicines – a discussion on intersections between these two health care movements.

Day 2: Perspectives, Strategy, and Wins

-          Perspectives on drug pricing from experts, patients and physicians

-          Breakout sessions on Pharma’s influence:

o   Fighting the Trump Agenda on Health Care

o   Pharma on the Hill

o   Pharma in your back yard

-          Campaign Strategy development training

-          Related campaigns:

o   PrEP for All

o   Access to Insulin

o   Opioids

-          Skill shares:

o   Media Advocacy

o   Presenting Power to Elected Officials

o   Getting turnout to your events

-          Reception!

Day 3: Training, Tactics, and Takeaways

-          What does a radical change in drug prices look like? Lessons from the globe

-          Tactics trainings:

o   Using a town hall effectively

o   Basics of nonviolent civil disobedience

o   Write On: Letters to the Editor Workshop

-          A conversation on intersectional advocacy and representation