Press Statement | 28 November 2012 | PDF

Statement by Stichting Health Action International, Knowledge Ecology International and the Alianza LAC-Global on the occasion of the open-ended Member States meeting on the follow up of the report of the Consultative Expert Working Group (CEWG) on Research and Development Financing and Coordination, November 26-28th 2012

More than ten years of debate and discussion and the publication of three expert reports all have arrived at one conclusion: medical technologies, such as medicines, diagnostics and vaccines too often remain unaffordable, unavailable and unsuitable for the people who need them. This is not a problem for one country or region; it is the responsibility of all governments to ensure the health needs of their populations are met.

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