Access to medicines in developing countries

Report of the High-Level Panel appointed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

Access to medicines in developing countriesUnited Nations (UN) The long-awaited report of the UN high-level panel on access to medicines in developing countries is seen as a landmark report in the debate and gives a number of recommendations. The report focus on the use of human rights as the basis of policies and on access to medicines and the failure of the current research system, which does not make a sufficient contribution to the development of worldwide urgently needed drugs. While the civil society welcomed the result of the report, massive criticism comes from the pharmaceutical industry, which complains that the report does not address the real barriers to comprehensive health care. (Photo: United Nations)

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