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

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Yuan Qiong Hu

University of London-School of Oriental and African Studies(SOAS), School of Law

Suerie Moon

Harvard University - Harvard Global Health Institute

Date Written: May 12, 2018

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Hu, Yuan Qiong and Moon, Suerie, Research and Development in Global Public Health: Towards Access to All Essential Medicines for All (May 12, 2018). Patent Law Research (China, 2007), Page 111-127 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3177525

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Suerie Moon

Harvard University - Harvard Global Health Institute ( email )

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