[Ip-health] Compulsory license in Colombia: one step closer

Andrea Carolina Reyes Rojas subdireccion at mision-salud.org
Thu Mar 3 15:50:44 PST 2016


The committe that was established to (1) analyze the Civil Society request
to declare access to imatinib of public interest and to (2) make a
recommendation to the Minister, today published its report:

"[the Committe] recomends the Minister of Health and Social Protection to
declare that there are public interest reasons on imatinib towards the
issuance of a compulsory license"

Here is the link (spanish)
https://www.minsalud.gov.co/sites/rid/Lists/BibliotecaDigital/RIDE/VS/MET/informecomiteimatinib-22022016-vf.pdf

Here there are two media reports (spanish)

http://www.elespectador.com/noticias/salud/historica-pelea-estan-punto-de-ganar-los-pacientes-leuc-articulo-620128

http://www.elespectador.com/noticias/salud/importante-decision-esta-punto-de-tomar-el-minsalud-sob-articulo-620137

Best regards



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