Research and Development in Global Public Health: Towards Access to All Essential Medicines for All
Patent Law Research (China, 2007), Page 111-127
Posted: 25 May 2018
Date Written: May 12, 2018
The paper analyses the global health crisis derived from high prices and medicines, examines the key shortcomings of the current research and development mechanism for medicines including high cost, insufficient research and excessive patenting. The paper discusses different options for alternative model for research and development by using the example of developing medicines for tuberculosis treatment.
Keywords: access to medicines, research and development, intellectual property
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