Despite the important role of intellectual property rights in incentivizing innovation, the patenting of pharmaceutical innovation is frequently accused of impeding access to medicine.
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Saudi Arabia thus shows that healthcare innovation happens throughout the world. The work of Saudi entrepreneurs holds promise for solving both economic and health challenges in the Kingdom.
Improving access to medicines and quality healthcare remains a key area of action for the member states of the United Nations.
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Mr Odon’s imagination allowed him to look at an old problem in new way. But the long road to commercialisation has required cooperation, investment and perspiration — and that is where intellectual property rights have been key.
In the run up to the 2019 general election, the Indian government has prioritised healthcare delivery and promoting innovation and competitiveness in the country, including in the health and life sciences sector.