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 of the affected people and the actions taken in the...Read More
Month: November 2012
Hope for hep-c patients: Patients succeed in overturning first ever product patent on medicine in ...
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 pegylated interferon alfa-2a (Pegasys, a medicine used to treat Hepatitis...Read More