[Ip-health] Call to EU Ministers of Health and,CEOs on HepC

Leila Bodeux leb at oxfamsol.be
Wed Aug 6 03:22:20 PDT 2014

Dear all,

Please, find bellow a joint declaration on HepC which was sent by a 
couple organizations to EU health ministers and several Pharma CEO


As a follow up to the EU HIV Civil Society Forum on 8-9 July, a group 
composed of AIDS Action Europe, Civil Society Forum on HIV, Correlation 
Network, European Harm Reduction Network, European AIDS Treatment Group, 
Eurasian Harm Reduction Network, European Liver Patients Association, 
International Harm Reduction Association, International Network of 
People who Use Drugs, World Hepatitis Alliance have sent a letter to EU 
Health Ministers and CEO of a number of pharmaceutical companies urging 
member states to also consider compulsory licensing to ensure access to 
affordable medicines to cure hepatitis C.

The letter was sent on the occasion of World Hepatitis Day and in 
preparation of the informal EU health ministers’ meeting on 22 September 
and experts meeting on 21 September under the EU Italian Presidency that 
will discuss the issue of value, cost and price of new medicines.




Leïla Bodeux
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