China, India and the political economy of medical supplies

Publisert: 27. apr. 2020

• The pandemic and lockdowns threaten the supply of medicines, especially from India
• Poor countries relying on supplies of cheap Indian medicines are especially vulnerable
• New medicines and vaccines are likely to be developed and patented by Western companies and will be expensive.
• Norway should help fund the supply of medicines and promote reforms of patent rules to make medicines more affordable

  • Utgivelsesår: 2020
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  • Forlag: Norwegian Institute of International Affairs
  • Antall sider: 5
  • Språk: English
  • Tidsskrift: NUPI Covid-19 Brief