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Geneva Network statement on UN High Level Panel on Access to Medicines

The UN High Level Report on Access to medicines threatens the nascent boom in biopharmaceutical R&D in middle-income such as India and China, according to Geneva Network, a UK-based research organisation working on international trade, health and intellectual property issues. Since China and India upgraded their protection for intellectual property in the mid 2000s, their […]

New study: More medicines have their price raised by import duties

Countries need to commit to abolishing import tariffs on drugs Geneva, September 29, 2015 ─ A new study from Geneva Network has found that the global volume of trade in medicines that have their price increased by tariffs is growing at 21% per year. This means more patients in countries such as India, Brazil, Pakistan […]

How will the TPP impact access to medicines and innovation?

Geneva Network co-hosted its first event on 21 May, in Singapore, with our friends at SEANET. The aim was to cast some light over the debate about TPP and health, which so far has been rather apocalyptic. Prof Elizabeth Ng of the National University of Singapore kicked off by giving some context around the TPP, […]