A growing number of organizations in Europe is demanding a complete overhaul of regional pharma policies in order to protect people’s health over profits
In a bid for transparency, health activists and civil society in South Africa have published the details of COVID-19 vaccine contracts between pharmaceutical giants and government. This follows a Pretoria High Court order instructing the Department of Health to disclose the contracts and proceedings of meetings pertaining to the procurement of vaccine doses
A new CDC study shows that 9 million people are trying to save money by rationing medication, as pharmaceutical giants rally against price checks
The UK-India FTA could have a drastic impact on the cost of drugs as well as the timely entry of generic medicines in India and other developing countries.
Pharmaceutical companies are trying to undermine a decision of the Brazilian Supreme Court from 2021 which puts health ahead of private profit
At ManiFiesta, the fest of solidarity, Medics for the People sparked discussions about pressing problems in the health system in Belgium, offering people-centered, public alternatives
Dozens of scientists, health activists, and health officers in the EU are gathering support for building public capacities for pharmaceutical production and breaking ties with industry
Civil society in South Korea renewed its commitment to ensure universal access to medicines and public pharmaceutical production, building on decades of mobilization
Activists and academics discussed future of the access to medicines movement at the Global Summit on Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Istanbul at the end of July
Medics for the People has been providing primary health care to people in Belgium for more than 50 years. They recently launched a new mission statement outlining their main streams of work for the upcoming period
NewscClick’s Prabir Purkayastha and immunologist Dr. Satyajit Rath discuss the TRIPS waiver and the larger question of intellectual property rights and public health
We don’t face multiple separate crises. The system itself is the crisis and must be overcome, replaced and transformed.