COVID-19 has revealed – and drastically worsened – economic and social inequality on a global scale. Governmental decisions to prioritize economic recovery over public health have had disastrous results for both. The pandemic highlights the desperate need to shift from the status quo of patent monopolies towards the right to health for all human beings.
Activists have a prime opportunity to prevent pharmaceutical corporations and others fro
m additional profiteering at the expense of global public health – and people’s lives.
This guide was developed to promote universal access to affordable COVID-19 testing, vaccines, and effective treatment.