Member States ought to support the Dutch EU Presidency’s vision on access to affordable medicines (April 2016)

Amsterdam, 18 April 2016

20 civil society organisations including the Medicines in Europe Forum and ISDB announced their strong support for the Dutch European Union (EU) Presidency’s critique of the current over-protection and misuse of intellectual property and related rights for pharmaceuticals. They also expressed support for efforts to better balance rewards for innovation against concerns over the affordability of medicines.

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