U.N. Leaders Discuss Improving Access To Medicines, Health Care At U.N. Human Rights Council Social Forum

Xinhua News: U.N. agencies hail universal health care at forum
“The World Trade Organization (WTO) provides a legal framework for members to cut tariffs on medicines in a non-discriminatory way, WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo said on Monday. … The WTO head made the remarks while addressing the U.N. Human Rights Council Social Forum that takes place from Oct. 2 to 4 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva. This year, the forum brings together U.N. agencies, international organizations, and non-governmental organizations, with the theme of ‘Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in the Context of the HIV Epidemic and Other Communicable Diseases and Epidemics’…” (10/3).

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