Support for extension of transitional period and waivers of least developed countries on TRIPS Agreement

The Communities living with HIV and Tuberculosis and affected by malaria Delegation (Communities Delegation) on the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) expresses its full support for the request submitted by Bangladesh at the WTO TRIPS Council in October 2014, on behalf of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), for an extension of the transitional period under Article 66.1 of the TRIPS Agreement with respect to pharmaceutical products and for waivers from the obligations of Articles 70.8 and 70.9 of the TRIPS Agreement (IP/C/W/605).

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By Global Fund Communities Delegation

Published: May 9, 2015, 12:01 p.m.

Last updated: May 9, 2015, 12:03 p.m.

Tags: Access, Advocacy

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