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Category Archives: Regions
Public health targets should be placed above trade deals, says J.P. Nadda By Vidya Krishnan, The Hindu | December 17, 2016 Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda has pressed for public health targets to be placed above trade deals. “Trade regimes … Continue reading
Open Letter to Ambassadors (in India) of RCEP negotiating countries by Delhi Network of Positive People
Open Letter to Ambassadors of RCEP negotiating countries Member countries Must Consider the Impact of RCEP on Access to Medicines in Developing Countries Don’t trade our lives away! We are writing to you on behalf of the Delhi Network of … Continue reading
GSK expands graduated approach to patents and intellectual property to widen access to medicines in the world’s poorest countries
Source: GSK Press Release, 31 March 2016 Adopts approach to intellectual property reflecting a country’s economic maturity Will not file for patent protection in Least Developed and Low Income Countries Will seek to grant licences to generic manufacturers to supply … Continue reading
The New York Times; December 16, 2015. SHABAS EL SHUHADA, Egypt — Abdel Gawad Ellabbad knows exactly how he was infected with hepatitis C. As a schoolboy in this Nile Delta rice-farming village, his class marched to the local clinic every month … Continue reading
Iol news, Nobember 19, 2015. US and European pharmaceutical industries see South Africa as “ground zero” for keeping their large profit margins, say Julia Hill and Catherine Tomlinson.
Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance Is an Area BRIC Countries Can Lead the World – They Must Take This Opportunity
Huffington Post; November 12, 2015. Brazil, India, Russia and China have gone through a period of rapid economic development, making them important global players in the 21st century. However, they are also the countries that might be affected most severely by growing antimicrobial … Continue reading
Knowledge Ecology International; November 12, 2015. Nestled at the end Intellectual Property Watch’s (IP-Watch) brilliant reportage of a US Chamber of Commerce event – “Has the Sun Set on Multilateral Rulemaking on IP?” – is a quote by Patrick Kilbride (Executive … Continue reading