Presented this week at the World Health Assembly, the document could usher in a new era in affordable healthcare. Here's why we need it.
What happened with paracetamol is an example of an apparently good idea going wrong.
The intellectual property policy, which will allow access to cheaper drugs, has yet to be finalised while patients are dying, say health activists.
Did you know some medicines are 60 times more expensive in SA than in many other countries? Our patent laws are one of the reasons behind these inflated prices.