TITLE

PHARMA COMPANIES DROP SOUTH AFRICA LAWSUIT

AUTHOR(S)
Wockner, Rex
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
Bay Windows;4/26/2001, pN.PAG
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the decision of pharmaceutical companies to drop their legal effort to prevent South Africa from importing or producing generic copies of patented AIDS drugs on April 9, 2001. Statement form South African Health Minister Dr. Manto Tshabalala-Msimang regarding the effect of their experience to a debate on access to affordable health care for developing countries; Cost of generic AIDS drugs sold for mass distribution according to health officials.
ACCESSION #
15802887

 

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