AFTINET in The Guardian: Trade rules have thwarted global efforts to fight Covid – the WTO must waive monopolies on vaccines, treatments and tests

24 February: In an opinion article in The Guardian, AFTINET Convenor Dr Patricia Ranald has explained how the global trade system is failing to put public health before profit, and what the World Trade Organisation (WTO) must do to address global inequity in access to pandemic medicines

Dr Ranald writes:

“The time for change is well overdue. The WTO must deliver on the waiver to enable developing and low-income countries to access the technology and knowledge to produce their own vaccines, treatments and tests, and supply them at affordable prices.”

The full article can be read here.