Petition Filed in Supreme Court of India to Direct Center to Issue Compulsory License for COVID-19 Drugs
shot by IP News Shots / 3:55 pm on 30 April, 2021
A petition has been filed with the Supreme Court of India by Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA) of Mumbai to direct the Central Government of India to issue compulsory license for COVID-19 drugs. The petitioner, a network of members working towards health problems, has told the court that compulsory licensing will help the states in responding to the demand for COVID-19 drugs. The petition asserts that the lack of access to the drugs violates virus-affected people’s fundamental right to health.
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