Medicines Patent Pool Releases New 5-Year Strategy To Improve HIV, HCV, TB Treatment Access In LMICs

Medicines Patent Pool: The Medicines Patent Pool Presents New Five-Year Strategy For Improving Access To Priority Treatments In Developing Countries
“The Medicines Patent Pool Foundation (MPP) released its five-year strategic plan during a side event at the 71st World Health Assembly … The strategy calls for renewed efforts to reach people living with HIV, hepatitis C, and tuberculosis in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) with better-adapted, affordable medicines. Based on a feasibility study also presented at the MPP-partner event, … the plan supports the expansion of the MPP model to other patented medicines with high medical value, starting with small molecules on the World Health Organization Model List of Essential Medicines (EML)…” (5/24).