Tagged: access to medicine


In the old Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod, Oxfam and a local organization are helping people to access their basic healthcare rights.

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New Oxfam report: The proliferation of substandard medicines in poor countries is being used by rich countries as an excuse to tighten intellectual property rules, boosting the profits of large pharmaceutical companies while making it harder for poor people to get access to the medicines they need.

Policy Paper
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As the next round of Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement negotiations get underway this week, Oxfam has called on the negotiating parties to ensure the Agreement does not erect new barriers that prevent generic medicines from reaching poor countries.

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Millions of poor people across the globe are facing the prospect of a swine flu pandemic without access to potentially life-saving healthcare.

Campaign article
Nurse Margaret Ganga has worked in the health service for 38 years. Here she takes the blood pressure of Grace Banda, who had a Caesarian section after difficulties during labor. Lilongwe, Malawi. Credit: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

The Global Fund for HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria works with governments and civil society in developing countries to improve services tackling these three diseases. Rich governments and institutions must keep their promises to fund the Global Fund.

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