What new GSK patent policy means for the developing world
Nature News - 04/05/2016
For instance, although Africa might benefit particularly from the changes, around 75% of the world’s poor people live in ‘middle income’ countries that will not gain as much from the new measures. Poor people in countries such as China, India and Brazil won’t benefit at all.
GSK’s announcement “goes part of the way, but it is not nearly far enough,” says Brook Baker, a legal expert at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.