Essential Medicines and Biologicals
Medicines and Health Technologies
The adoption of a public health perspective in the management (and implementation) of Intellectual Property Rights, through the interpretation of the current international, sub-regional and national legal regime of protection of intellectual property rights applied to medical products and health technologies constitutes a relatively new field of action for health professionals. However, it has been shown how a public health perspective of the protection (and implementation) of intellectual property rights can clearly contribute to the improvement of conditions of access, by addressing on product pricing and availability.
Lines of Action and Information Resources related to Access and Innovation