News items related to: South America

  • Activists fear looming health crisis in Argentina – call on IMF to act

    Today global health activists took to the streets in Washington DC to highlight the looming health crisis facing the people...

  • Unitaid investment expands our work on access to medicines

    ITPC is delighted to be named one of three successful grantees of a new three year investment from Unitaid to...

  • Argentina’s drastic austerity measures puts lives at stake

    This week (3 Aug 2018) Argentina’s President, Mauricio Macri, announced sweeping austerity measures. These cuts include slashing the budget for...

  • Groups target EU-Mercosur FTA to advance access to health in trade deals

    AIDS activists, health activists and civil society organizations in Brazil and Argentina are pushing back against the negative effects of...

  • Gilead’s patent application on sofosbuvir rejected in Brazil

    Rejected! That was the decision issued by Brazil’s National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) over one of Gilead’s patent applications...

  • 8 videos that explain the tension between HIV activists and Big Pharma

    From Hollywood blockbusters, to investigative documentaries, to our own short, satirical animation, here are eight videos that show how the...

  • Fixing the broken patent system: From Marrakech and back again

    Marrakech was home to the signing of the TRIPS Agreement in 1995, an agreement that has been exploited by pharmaceutical...

  • Storify: Pathways to Access #GSIPA2M

    [View the story “Pathways to Access! #GSIPA2M (15-17 Jan 2018)” on Storify] SaveSave

  • GSIPA2M: The Summit Highlights

    Catch up on the activity from our inaugural Global Summit on Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines (15-17 January 2018)....

  • Argentina: Patent rejected on hepatitis C drug, sofosbuvir

    A decision by the patent office in Argentina (INPI) to reject Gilead’s patent on key hepatitis C drug, sofosbuvir, is...