Dr Fifa A Rahman

Dr Fifa A Rahman


Dr Fifa A Rahman is involved on the global stage in the COVID-19 response – representing global civil society on the World Health Organization ACT-Accelerator for access to COVID-19 tools. Her PhD was focused on negotiation tactics of Chile and Malaysia in the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, focused on negotiations around intellectual property for biologic medicines. She has had a global career in access to medicines – she was consulted on the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines, and has been on missions to sites dispensing HIV services across the world, from early infant diagnosis sites in Mozambique, to needle-and-syringe exchange sites in Scott County, Indiana, to prisons in Bogor, Indonesia. She has published in the Harm Reduction Journal and the Journal of the International AIDS Society, and supervises students working on intellectual property – including on privacy and drones, on the work-for hire doctrine, and on intellectual property for COVID-19 tools. 

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  • PhD
  • MHL
  • LLB (Hons)