Utilizing TRIPS Flexibilities for Public Health Protection Through South-South Regional Frameworks
(2004; 110 pages) [Spanish] View the PDF document
Table of Contents
View the documentTHE SOUTH CENTRE
View the documentPREFACE
View the documentABBREVIATIONS
View the documentEXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Open this folder and view contentsI. INTRODUCTION
Open this folder and view contentsII. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND ACCESS TO ESSENTIAL MEDICINES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Open this folder and view contentsIII. CONSTRAINTS ON NATIONAL EFFORTS TO IMPLEMENT TRIPS FLEXIBILITIES FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PURPOSES
Close this folderIV. OVERCOMING CONSTRAINTS IN THE USE OF TRIPS FLEXIBILITIES THROUGH SOUTH-SOUTH REGIONAL FRAMEWORKS
View the documentIV.1 Relevant Regional Frameworks
Close this folderIV.2 Regional Approaches to Use of TRIPS flexibilities for Public Health
View the documentIV.2.1 Developing Local Technical Expertise on the Use of TRIPS Flexibilities
View the documentIV.2.2 Addressing the Problem of Insufficient Research and Manufacturing Capacities in the Pharmaceutical Sector
View the documentIV.2.3 Developing Technical and Infrastructural Capabilities for Medicines Regulation
View the documentIV.2.4 Establishing Efficient Pharmaceutical Management and Procurement Systems
View the documentIV.2.5 Resisting Bilateral and other TRIPS-plus Pressures
View the documentIV.2.6 Regional Competition Enforcement Mechanisms
Open this folder and view contentsV. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
View the documentBIBLIOGRAPHY
View the documentBACK COVER
 

IV.2 Regional Approaches to Use of TRIPS flexibilities for Public Health

There are a number of measures that can be taken by developing countries at the regional level to overcome the constraints that they face at the national level in using TRIPS flexibilities for public health purposes. These include measures that are aimed at operationalizing the TRIPS flexibilities themselves as well as measures aimed at tackling the challenges in relation to supporting legal and other policy areas.

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