TITLE

Canada falters on promise of AIDS drugs for Africa

AUTHOR(S)
Silversides, Ann
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/26/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 7, p726
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of the Canadian government to review the federal legislation intended to facilitate the production and export of affordable drugs to developing countries, according to federal Health Minister Tony Clement at the 16th International AIDS Conference in Toronto, Ontario in 2006. It addresses the frustration of Apotex on the process of export approval for its HIV/AIDS drugs. Moreover, the development of HIV/AIDS drugs by generic drug companies is discussed.
ACCESSION #
22419331

 

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