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Sharp Divide In Support Of South Africa’s Intellectual Property Reforms

Times of India: Access to medicines issue splits the world, developing vs developed
“The recently concluded meeting of the World Health Organization’s executive board saw a sharp divide between developing and developed countries on the issue of South Africa’s reforms of its intellectual property laws to enable affordable access to medicines. While several developing countries including India and Brazil came together to express support for the reforms, not a single delegate from the developed world expressed a word of solidarity for South Africa on the issue…” (Nagarajan, 1/28).