[Ip-health] India and US pressure (Scroll article)

leena menghaney leenamenghaney at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 02:37:22 PST 2015

"Thailand has used compulsory licences 8 times, not only for emergencies
but for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and HIV/AIDS. Canada and US have
also used this provision several times," said a senior health economist
with the Public Health Foundation of India. "We were never allowed to
exercise our right to issue a compulsory licence again due to pressure from
US and European pharma companies."


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