Patently necessary: improving global access to essential medicines

December 2003
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/9/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 12, p1257
Academic Journal
Deals with issues concerning several legislative measures to address global health problems. Controversy associated with several trends and events in various countries; Details of the U.S. federal government's pledge to amend the Patent Act, which is aimed at addressing issues related to the export of generic versions of patented drugs; Provisions of Bill C-56 that addressed pharmaceutical services to various countries.


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