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  • IP
  • Patents
  • Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
  • TRIPS
Summary

Note: Topic descriptions are intended to be a search aid rather than an authoritative or complete definition.

Details

This topic encompasses policy and related documents referring to the broad issue of HIV drug access, pricing and pharmaceutical company patents. Published sources include references to inter-country trade negotiations and access to treatment, particularly anti-retroviral drugs, in developing countries.

Prepared by: Adam Bowles

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Published Resources

Book Sections

  • Guennif, Samira; Claude Mfuka, 'Impact of Intellectual Property Rights on Aids Public Health Policy in Thailand', in Economics of AIDS and Access to HIV/AIDS Care in Developing Countries, Issues and Challenges, ANRS - Agence Nationale de Recherches sur le Sida, 2003, p. 14. (Also available at http://www.iaen.org/files.cgi/11077_part_1_n5_Guennif.pdf) [ Details... ]

Conference Proceedings

  • AFAO - Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (ed.), Building Policy & Advocacy Capacity in Southeast Asia, AFAO Community Sector Workshop on HIV Treatments Access, Bankgkok, March 2004, AFAO, Bangkok, 17-19 March 2004, 82 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]

Edited Books

Reports

  • National Plan for the Prevention and Alleviation of HIV/AIDS in Thailand 2002-2006, AIDS Division, Department of Communicable Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, November 2001, 43 pp. (Also available at http://www.un.or.th/unaidsth/Documents/National%20AIDS%20Plan.doc) [ Details... ]
  • ActionAid, Time to Act: HIV/AIDS in Asia, Books for Change, Bangalore, 2003, 64 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • ActionAid International, Patients, Prices and Access to Medicines, International Aids Conference 2004 briefing paper, ActionAid International, Johannesburg, June 2004, 8 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • AFAO - Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations, HIV/AIDS Drug Donations: A Briefing Paper, AFAO, 4 June 2001, 5 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • APCASO - Asia Pacific Council of AIDS Service Organizations, APCASO Policy on HIV Vaccines, APCASO, April 26 2002, 2 pp. (Also available at http://www.apcaso.org/html/ReadFrame.asp?pDocument=../Documents/KeyDocuments HIVVACCINESStatement.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • ASEAN - Association of South East Asian Nations, Policy Review and Capacity Building Activities on Increasing Access to Affordable Drugs and Test Reagents: Project Paper, ASEAN - Association of South-East Asian Nations, 2002, 2 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • ASHM - Australasian Society for HIV Medicine, Treatment, Trade and Aid: Responding to the HIV/AIDS Pandemic, Editor: Marina Carmen Other authors: John Kaldor, Anne-christine d'Adesky, Don Baxter, Edward Reis, and Elizabeth Reid., ASHM, Darlinghurst, NSW, 2004, 40 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • AusAID - Australian Agency for International Development, HIV/AIDS Treatments and Australia's Aid Program, Commonwealth of Australia, April 2002, 16 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • AusAID - Australian Agency for International Development, Meeting the Challenge: Australia's International HIV/AIDS Strategy, Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra, July 2004, 33 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Carman, Marina, Trade Negotiations and Treatment Access, ASHM - Australasian Society for HIV Medicine, Darlinghurst, 2004, 6 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Carman, Marina (ed.), Treatment, Trade and Aid: Responding to the HIV/AIDS Pandemic, ASHM - Australasian Society for HIV Medicine, Darlinghurst, 2004, 40 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Foreman, Martin, Patents, Pills and Public Health: Can TRIPS Deliver?, The Panos Institute, 2002. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Janjua, Harinder, Diego Postigo, Rick Rowden and Iacopo Viciani, No Man is an Island: HIV/AIDS and the G8, ActionAid International, Johannesburg, June 2004, 15 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Médecins Sans Frontières - Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines, MSF Letter to the WHO Executive Board, MSF Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines, 13 January 2004. (Also available at http://www.accessmed-msf.org/prod publications.asp?scntid=21120041021392&contenttype=PARA&) [ Details... ]
  • Medecins Sans Frontieres - Access to Essential Medicines Campaign, Strategies for Increasing Access to Medicines in Developing Countries: Recommendations to the Bush Administration, MSF Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines, 2001, 7 pp. (Also available at http://www.accessmed-msf.org/upload/ReportsandPublications/392001255408 Briefing%20US.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Medecins sans Frontieres - Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines, Access to Medicines at Risk Across the Globe: What to Watch Out For in Free Trade Agreements with the United States, MSF Briefing Note, MSF Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines, Geneva, May 2004, 12 pp. (Also available at http://www.accessmed-msf.org/documents/ftabriefingenglish.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • NAPWA - National Association of People Living With HIV/AIDS, Joint Standing Committee on Treaties Inquiry into the Proposed Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement, Submission from the National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS, April 2004, 20 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Oxfam International, Public Health At Risk: A US Free Trade Agreement Could Threaten Access to Medicines in Thailand, Oxfam International, April 2006, 29 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Smith, Dr. Mohga Kamal, False Hope or New Start?: The Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria, Oxfam International, Oxford, July 2002, 14 pp. [ Details... ]
  • UNAIDS - The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, WHO- World Health Organization and UNDP - United Nations Development Programme, Using TRIPS Flexibilities to Improve Access to HIV Treatment: Policy Brief, UNAIDS, 2011, 12 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • United Nations General Assembly, Follow-up to the Outcome of the Twenty-Sixth Special Session: Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS, Resolution adopted by the General Assembly, A/RES/58/236, United Nations, 25 Feburary 2004, 6 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • WTO - World Trade Organization, Declaration on the Trips Agreement and Public Health, WTO, Doha, 14 November 2001, 2 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]