Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues

Intellectual Property and Trade

  • Your Selections:

Refine Results

date

Tags

Framework Convention On Tobacco Control Conference Opens With Calls For More Efforts In Less-Developed Countries

Intellectual Property Watch: WHO Head Highlights Tobacco Plain Packaging Victory At WTO; Vaping Lobbyists Hit Geneva “World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (Dr. Tedros) [Monday] hailed a dispute settlement decision at the neighboring World Trade Organization upholding laws requiring tobacco products to be packaged without logos or designs as…

U.N. Should Protect Intellectual Property Rights To Spur Innovation

Washington Examiner: The U.N. can boost global health by simply protecting IP rights Philip Thompson, policy analyst for intellectual property and international trade with the Property Rights Alliance “…Member states writing [the U.N. Political Declaration to End Tuberculosis] refused to accept U.S. language affirming intellectual property rights as an important…

Lancet Global Health Pieces Discuss Upcoming U.N. High-Level Meeting On TB

The Lancet Global Health: A new era for tuberculosis? Editorial Board “…Earlier drafts of the political declaration — the key outcome document of the [first-ever U.N. High-Level Meeting (HLM) on Tuberculosis] — contained reference to the full use of flexibilities in intellectual property rules geared towards maximizing access. Yet, under…

Ending Global TB Requires Improved Access To Medicine, Lower Drug Prices, Innovation

STAT: Ending tuberculosis will take lower drug prices and a new, improved innovation ecosystem John Stephens, lawyer and associate at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at the Georgetown University Law Center; Prabha Mahesh, tuberculosis survivor and member of Touched by TB; and Brian Citro, clinical professor…

International Community Should Stand Against Trump Administration’s Promotion Of Corporate Interests, Policies That Undermine Global Health

Health Affairs: How The U.S. Elevates Corporate Interests Over Global Public Health. And How The World Can Respond Lawrence O. Gostin, O’Neill professor of global health law and director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center on National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University; Neil R. Sircar, Fogarty global…

Negotiations Over U.N. Draft Declaration On TB Ongoing After South Africa Raises Objections

Devex: U.S. pressure could make U.N. TB declaration less forceful, MSF says “The United States’ amendments to a forthcoming ministerial document on preventing and treating tuberculosis will likely result in a text that is not ‘actionable,’ Médecins Sans Frontières is warning. Pressure from the United States on BRIC nations and…

U.N.-Supported Treaty On Illicit Tobacco Trade To Enter Into Force End Of September

U.N. News: U.N.-backed treaty against illicit tobacco trade set to take effect in September “A United Nations-backed treaty aimed at stopping the illicit trading of tobacco products, is set to enter into force on 25 September, marking a diplomatic breakthrough in efforts to protect public health and strike back against…