Trade agreements and access to drugs in Peru

Article Spanish; Castilian OPEN
Llamoza, Javier; Químico Farmacéutico, Acción Internacional para la Salud, Lima, Perú.;
  • Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Salud
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17843/rpmesp.2009.264.1415
  • Subject: Intellectual property of pharmaceutic products and process; Pharmaceutical Trade; Generic drugs; International acts; Peru | Propiedad intelectual de productos y procesos farmacéuticos; Comercialización de medicamentos; Medicamentos genéricos; Tratados internacionales; Perú

Through Free Trade Agreements, the economies of the United States of America (USA) and the European Union (EU) have been achieving a higher standard of protection of the intellectual property rights. This increases unduly the monopolist rights of the industry, restric... View more