190 articles related to "India"
India's Revised National TB Control Programme (RNTCP) has been providing treatment for TB since 1997, however, the treatment protocols being used in the national program are not consistent with...
Briefing – Last updated 20 March 2015
MSF Access Campaign made a submission to IP (Intellectual Property) Think Tank committee set up by Ministry of Commerce in India on the draft IP policy released for public comments. While the draft...
Statements, Speeches, Letters – Last updated 03 March 2015
Attacks by US government and industry on India’s patent law and generic competition began to intensify after India issued a compulsory license in 2012 and further amplified after the Indian Supreme...
Briefing – Last updated 22 January 2015
—New intellectual property ‘think tank’ draft policy already showing alarming trend— New Delhi, 21 January, 2014—Ahead of US President Obama’s visit to India,...
Press Release – Last updated 21 January 2015
© Siddharth Singh 14 January, 2015 - The Indian Patent Controller has today rejected one of Gilead’s key patent applications which covered the drug sofosbuvir, used to treat...
Press Release – Last updated 18 February 2015
The international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began introducing hepatitis C (HCV) treatment to several patients in India in...
Briefing – Last updated 16 March 2015
On 12 December the Indian Supreme Court rejected Bayer’s appeal to block production and sales of a lower-cost version of its exorbitantly expensive cancer medication, sorafenib tosylate (marketed...
Press Release – Last updated 15 December 2014
BRICS countries must boost investments in research to defeat deadly drug-resistant tuberculosis crisis
Political will remains key barrier to deploying BRICS resources towards the development of a new generation of treatments for drug-resistant TB Rio de Janeiro, 5 December 2014 – As government...
Press Release – Last updated 10 April 2015
Third meeting of RCEP Working Group on Intellectual Property begins New Delhi, 3 December 2014: As the 6th round of negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade...
Press Release – Last updated 03 December 2014
A letter to India's newly constituted IPR Think Tank, authored by MSF and signed by patient groups, public interest organisations, treatment providers and academia world-wide, raises critical issues...
Statements, Speeches, Letters – Last updated 01 December 2014