Health NGOs have welcomed a call for public comment on the government's policies on intellectual property...

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) made a call for submissions on a draft of the National Policy on Intellectual Property (NPIP) last week...NGOs such as Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), Doctors Without Borders (MSF), Section 27 and a generic pharmaceutical company, Pharma Dynamics, have been at the forefront of a lobby for cheaper generic medication for South Africans.  

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