11 September 2013

South Africa's 5 million people living with HIV, tuberculosis and cancer will have cheaper access to the latest generation of ARV treatment if the draft national policy on intellectual property, recently published by Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, is passed into law...

A non-governmental organisation, Doctors Without Borders said the intellectual property policy proposal would also be critical in determining whether they can start providing key multi-drug resistant tuberculosis medicines in their treatment programmes.  

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