Monthly Archives: November 2012

Country mission to Japan by the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health to investigate into the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to health, Anand Grover, conducted an eleven-day country mission to Japan-from 15 to 26 November- at the invitation of the Government. The Special Rapporteur assessed the links between the right to health

Hope for hep-c patients: Patients succeed in overturning first ever product patent on medicine in India

2 November 2012, New Delhi. In a landmark victory for patients’ groups fighting against patents to ensure access to medicines, the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) has revoked a patent granted in India to F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG (Roche) for