Friday 12 July

Treatment Action Campaign and MSF admitted as ‘friends of the court’ in a landmark case on access to medicines

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and Doctors without Borders (MSF), both represented by SECTION27, have been admitted by the Pretoria High Court, as amici curiae (friends of the court) in a compulsory license application for access to a lifesaving drug to treat cystic fibrosis, called Trikafta.   The drug is not Continue Reading

TAC and MSF intervene in a case for a lifesaving cystic fibrosis drug priced at over R5 million

10 May 2023, Johannesburg – In what could be a groundbreaking case for affordable access to medicines in South Africa, the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Southern Africa, both represented by SECTION27, have filed papers in the Pretoria High Court to intervene as amici curiae (friends of the court) in a compulsory Continue Reading