Patent backlogs fuel efforts to extend pharma patent terms in Thailand and Brazil, AIDS activists say
Excessive patenting in the multinational pharmaceutical sector, along with a huge backlog, works in Big Pharma’s favour. Civil society is...
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...
Collective efforts by civil society groups bar the way to Hepatitis C patents
Many hold the view that Gilead’s revolutionary treatment against hepatitis C (sofosbuvir) marked the beginning of a shift in position...
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...
Storify: Pathways to Access #GSIPA2M
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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)....
UNAIDS “4th 90”: Affordability of Medicines
UNAIDS has seen Argentina’s proposal to add a 4th “90” to its 90-90-90 strategy as a model to be implemented...
Making HIV treatment affordable in middle-income countries
Six partners meet to launch new project On 24-26 February 2015, the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) and its partners...