27 January 2014

Medicines that can save lives – or simply provide better healthcare for less – are priced beyond the reach of most people because of pharmaceutical companies determined to hold on to their patents and keep the profits rolling in... Brendon Bosworth speaks to Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Dr Jeniffer Hughes about how over-pricing on essential TB drugs has had an effect on patients and also looks at how the patent laws affect ordinary South Africans.

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