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‘Science Speaks’ Blog Examines Proposal Against South Africa’s Draft IP Policy

The Center for Global Health Policy’s blog “Science Speaks” reports on a proposal prepared by U.S.-based PhRMA (Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America) and the South Africa-based IPASA (Innovative Pharmaceutical Association South Africa) in response to the South African government’s Draft National Policy on Intellectual Property (IP). The “proposal says a central message in the campaign against [South Africa's IP] should stress the danger of rushing into a new policy, and the need to ‘slow down’…” (1/17).