WHO Executive Board Considers Measures On Public Health, Innovation, Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Watch: New Text Shows Progress Of Negotiation On IP And Access At WHO
“The Brazilian ambassador and others [on Thursday] at the World Health Organization Executive Board meeting were not going to let go of what seemed to be a delaying tactic by the United States and Japan to postpone agreement on the implementation of measures aimed at facilitating research and development and access to medicines. The WHO Board [considered] a set of streamlined strategic measures on public health, innovation, and intellectual property…” (Saez, 1/25).

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