Officials Gather in Ghana to Discuss Intellectual Property Laws, Accessibility of Low-Cost Antiretroviral, Malaria, TB Drugs
November 9, 2007
Health officials and legal experts on Wednesday gathered for a two-day meeting in Accra, Ghana, to discuss intellectual property laws that could make antiretroviral, malaria and tuberculosis drugs available, accessible and affordable in the country, the GNA/Accra Daily Mail reports. The workshop, under the theme, "Increasing Access to Medicines in Ghana; The Role of WTO/ Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Flexibilities," is being attended by representatives from local and international pharmaceutical companies, the World Health Organization, the World Trade Organization and donor organizations.
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