Bolivian Government and UNDP join effort urging the breach of patents for vaccines

The local UN Development Program representative pointed out that "the concentration of the availability of vaccines has been in the rich countries" and considered it "fundamental to increase the supply".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Government of the Bolivian President, Luis Arce, and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) asserted this Thursday, May 13, that the request for the liberation of the patents of vaccines against Covid-19 from some countries does not intend to reduce the profits of the pharmaceutical companies, but to provide a global solution to a global problem.

Arce and the regional director of UNDP, Luis Felipe López-Calva, presented this position at the forum "Liberation of patents and intellectual property considerations in the context of covid-19", held at the Public University of El . . .

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