The BRICS Wall of Protection: What South Africa’s Patent Policy Means for the Future of National Health

BY ALEXANDER WARD. In 2001, the Doha Declaration guaranteed flexibility of public health initiatives within the WTO’s Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS).  Included in the new legislation is the right for countries to issue compulsory licenses (CLs) for life-saving drugs, outline country-specific terms for the acquisition of these licenses, and … Continue reading The BRICS Wall of Protection: What South Africa’s Patent Policy Means for the Future of National Health

Global Health Spectrums: Nutrition, Disease, and Student Intern Impact

BY HILARY ROGERS.Photography by Hilary Rogers. This year’s Global Health Leadership Institute’s annual conference was held during the first week of June 2013. GHLI invited four teams from Brazil, Ghana, Trinidad & Tobago, and Uganda, each team made up of health and government professionals. The teams came to Yale with a particular health issue that … Continue reading Global Health Spectrums: Nutrition, Disease, and Student Intern Impact