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Call for South African govt to ensure affordable medicines for all


South Africa’s National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (NEHAWU) has reiterated its position,…

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Report: Egypt’s pharma spending up 12% in 2013 and predicted to keep rising


Political turmoil is having a mixed impact on Egypt’s pharmaceutical and health care sector, according…

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TAC puts pressure on Janssen finalize development of TB drug bedaquiline


The current standard of care for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) consists of poorly tested…

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South Africa sets out intellectual property policy, with focus on public health


South Africa’s government’s policy on intellectual property (IP), which is currently under discussion,…

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Health activists in South Africa urge govt to “stop blindly handing out” pharma patents

Health activists in South Africa urge govt to “stop blindly handing out” pharma patents


Marching in Pretoria yesterday in support of government-proposed patent law reforms, Medicines Sans Frontieres,…

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TAC views “pharma myths” around South Africa’s patent law reform


As the Fix the Patent Laws campaign gains traction and South Africa moves closer towards the kind of…

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Australia's Greens commit to listing drugs quickly on the PBS


Ahead of Australia's federal election on September 7, the Greens' leader, Senator Christine Milne, launched…

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Dramatic drop in US pharma exports to Iran


The US Department of Commerce has recently released data, showing that exports of pharmaceutical products…

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South Africa designates pharmaceuticals for local production


The South African government has announced the designation of certain pharmaceutical products for domestic…

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Sub-Saharan group says legal and policy barriers to HIV should be confronted


In Sub-Saharan Africa, the region most heavily affected by HIV, legal, policy and social barriers, including…

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