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Vatican Official Calls For Measures To Improve Access To Medicines, Vaccines In Developing Nations

Vatican Radio: Holy See: Poor countries need better access to medicines
“The Vatican has called for waivers for the least-developed countries from certain obligations of intellectual property treaties in order to give them better access to essential medicines and vaccines. Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, permanent representative of the Holy See to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva, said this [is] particularly needed to help fight HIV/AIDS…” (6/10).

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