Interpreting Para 6 Deal on Patents and Access to Drugs
Ravi Srinivas Krishna
Research Information System for Developing Countries (RIS)
Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 38, No. 38, September 2003
Paragraph 6 of the Doha Declaration recognising the need to ensure adequate and affordable supplies of needed drugs in those countries which did not have manufacturing capacities while protecting the rights of patent holders had directed the TRIPS Council to find an expeditious solution. Such a solution came as a desperate agreement forged on the eve of the Cancun meeting. What is the content of the agreement and how does it impact on developing countries?
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Date posted: January 10, 2004
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