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Category Archives: BRICS
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
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
Source: Business Line Thanks to the India-US Intellectual Property Working Group. Here’s how — and why this is bad news for India’s poor Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first official visit to the US included several meetings with industry representatives and … Continue reading
Source: Pharmalot In recent months, two countries with large economies and large populations both took steps to rework their patent laws, in part, to expand access to medicines. The moves come amid increasing concerns that treatments for certain ailments, such … Continue reading
Source: Mail and Guardian , 11 Oct 13 In 1996, in reaction to the enormity of the country’s HIV epidemic and citing its constitutional obligation to protect the right to health, the Brazilian government began to offer antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) … Continue reading
Press Release: Trade and Industry’s draft IP policy lays foundation to prevent abusive patents from blocking access to affordable medicines
Health groups call for wide public consultation Johannesburg, 9 September – The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and SECTION27 welcome the announcement that the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has called for public comment on the … Continue reading