HIV/AIDS

An estimated 34 million are currently infected with HIV; sub-Saharan Africa remains the most severely affected, with nearly 1 in 20 adults living with HIV.  ICCR members encourage pharmaceutical companies to seek mechanisms to increase the access and affordability to HIV/AIDS medicines for communities that need it most a strategic priority.  One of the strategies ICCR endorses is patent sharing to allow for easier generic production of life-saving drugs.

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Featured  ICCR Initiative

Sharing Patents. ICCR is encouraging the world's leading branded pharmaceutical companies to join the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP), which was created by UNITAID, to encourage companies to share licenses for their live-saving AIDS medicines.  

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Featured Resources

Getting to Zero Inequity: Building Bridges Between AIDS and the Social Determinants of Health. UNAIDS report on evidence-informed strategies that can save lives

The Medicines Patent Pool: Created by UNITAID, org calls upon pharma companies to share their licenses for life-saving AIDS medicines.

 

 

Ellen 't Hoen on the Medicines Patent Pool

Ellen 't Hoen: Pool medical patents, save lives

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