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"Science Speaks" Blog Examines Proposal Against South Africa's Draft Intellectual Property Policy

January 23, 2014

The Center for Global Health Policy's blog "Science Speaks" reports on a proposal prepared by U.S.-based PhRMA (Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America) and the South Africa-based IPASA (Innovative Pharmaceutical Association South Africa) in response to the South African government's Draft National Policy on Intellectual Property (IP). The "proposal says a central message in the campaign against [South Africa's IP] should stress the danger of rushing into a new policy, and the need to 'slow down' ..." (1/17).

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This information was reprinted from kff.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. You can view the entire Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report, search the archives, and sign up for email delivery. © Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. All rights reserved.



  
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