Implementation of the Report

New report provides guidelines for the examination of patent applications relating to pharmaceuticals

8 June 2016
The United Nations Development Programme has released a new publication, titled Guidelines for the Examination of Patent Applications relating to Pharmaceuticals, which aims at providing guidance for countries to enhance the functioning and transparency of…


At landmark BRICS meet, India raises public health, pharma sector concerns

24 May 2016
A high-level panel hosted by India as part of the BRICS group of countries discussed the issues of trade deals that inhibit access to medicines and also limit policy space for governments to legislate in public interest. The Union Minister of State for Health…