16 February 2015

World Cancer Day happened last week and people living with cancer - a South African support group representing thousands of patients publicly signed the Fix the Patent Laws Campaign... The campaign aims to make sure medicines are accessible and affordable for all people affected by cancer in Mzansi... The campaign was started in November 2011 by the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and Section 27, the lawyers for social justice... Linda Greef of People With Cancer said: prices of cancer drugs are terribly high. "Even private medical schemes can refuse to pay for medicine because it would raise premiums for all members."

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