Intervention/Statement | 22 November, 2017 |  Download PDF

Stichting Health Action International (HAI) welcomes the World Health Organization’s (WHO) General Programme of Work and the opportunity to comment on this important milestone.

As the Programme of Work notes, access to quality-assured medicines plays a crucial role in improving and expanding Universal Health Coverage and notes that the high cost of medicines remains prohibitive for far too many people. We therefore support WHO policies that improve and accelerate access to generics and biosimilar products.

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