Box 3: Obstructing the use of TRIPS safeguards: Thailand case study Thailand has For example, the prices of two key anti-retroviral medicines, efavirenz. Potenzmittel viagra cialis Etravirine(ETR) can be used for patients who have failed NNRTI-based regimen. In Thailand, ETR is approximately 45 times more. Thailand issued a compulsory license allowing the importation of generic efavirenz, a nonnucleoside reverse-transcriptase inhibitor, from India. The results of.
Thailand's military-installed government yesterday is-sued a compulsory licence for Merck's patented HIV/Aids drug Efavirenz, a dramatic move. After eight long years of lobbying, the Thai government issued compulsory licenses for two antiretroviral drugs, Efavirenz and lopinavir/ritonavir. Accordingly, Thailand issued a compulsory license for two HIV/AIDS drugs, efavirenz (also called Stocrin), on which Merck held the patent, and Kaletra, on which. Read the article on the Science Magazine website. Click here Efavirenz is used by nearly 65,000 of the 170,000 people in Brazil now receiving.
Thailand will issue a compulsory license for use by the government to improve access to efavirenz. The price that patent holder Merck charges.