Medicines Patent Pool Launches Effort To Get HIV Medications To Children
Washington Post: Trying to produce drugs appropriate for children with HIV
Lenny Bernstein, blogger for the Washington Post
“…[I]n conjunction with a number of other public health agencies in the U.S. and abroad, the Medicines Patent Pool kicked off an initiative Tuesday to recruit the big drug companies to produce and distribute HIV drugs in the right formulation for kids. They also want companies to share their intellectual property and data so that others can produce the drugs, and they say we need a redoubling of effort to make sure the drugs get to children in these developing countries and continue to flow there…” (6/17).