WIPO conference an insult to people who died of AIDS

Johannesburg, 24 October 2018 – This week South Africa is hosting a World...


The fundamental barriers to access to medicine remain

By Justice Edwin Cameron In late 1997, just over twenty years ago, I was...


SECTION27, TAC launch new treatment access history

On the 26th of July at the International AIDS conference, hosted in the...


New laws needed now to save lives

Intellectual property policy welcomed after nine years of development...


Patent Barriers to medicine access in South Africa: A case for Patent law reform

Over the past 15 years, HIV activists in South Africa have won significant...


UN REPORT STRENGTHENS CASE FOR PATENT LAW REFORM IN SA AND OTHER DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

–        We urge all governments to urgently adopt and act on UN...


New IP consultative framework for SA: three years’ delay is three too many

Cabinet recently approved a new Intellectual Property (IP) Consultative...


The Johannesburg Declaration

A civil society declaration on the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on...


DON’T TRADE AWAY OUR HEALTH

DON’T TRADE AWAY OUR HEALTH – PHARMA ATTEMPTS TO UNDERMINE SOUTH AFRICAN...


INDIA REJECTS HEP C PATENT

JOHANNESBURG, Tuesday 20th January: The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), Doctors...


SECTION27 condemns Big Pharma’s plans to undermine the Draft Intellectual Property policy process

SECTION27 condemns the action taken by pharmaceutical companies to undermine...


SOUTH AFRICA: STOP BLINDLY HANDING OUT PATENTS!

Health activists hand-over comments on Draft Policy to Dept. of Trade &...


Brazil and South Africa agree: It’s time to Fix the Patent Laws

SA delegation to Brazil get vital opportunity to learn from counterparts as SA...


Invitation: Public Consultation on Draft National Policy on Intellectual Property, 2013

Public Consultation on Draft National Policy on Intellectual Property, 2013 The...


SECTION27, TAC and MSF welcome DTI draft IP Policy

SECTION27, the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and Doctors Without Borders (MSF)...


Mthatha Area Stock-Outs Update March 2013 - May 2013

SECTION27 and partner organisations the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), the...


Eastern Cape HIV drug stock outs: patients at risk

5 Months Later: Thousands of HIV & TB patients’ lives remain at risk as...


Joint Statement by TAC and SECTION27 on access to medicines

VIGILANCE NEEDED TO ENSURE QUALITY AND AFFORDABLE MEDICINES Recent conduct by...


Joint Letter to the 66th World Health Assembly

SECTION27, along with 43 other organisations and 10 individuals, including John...