Medication for the needy

Switzerland is working on new concepts

Medication for the needyIntellectual Property Watch The Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IGE) discussed the worldwide access to medicines at a conference with a large number of stakeholders. The topic is complicated, but without increased political and economic will, new innovations and new research approaches, access to medicines can not be guaranteed, especially in developing countries. The participants agreed that high-priced monopolies and outdated concepts must be overcome. (Photo: Images Money / Flickr, CC BY 2.0)