Access to HIV treatment, other essential medicines and intellectual property (2015)

Upon request by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Moldova UNDP, in collaboration with WHO, organized National Consultations on access to HIV treatment and other essential medicines in the context of the recently concluded Association Agreement with the EU and expected amendments in national intellectual property legislation and related laws. The goal of the Consultations was to examine the likely impact on access to treatment for people living with HIV and co-infections in Moldova and to explore measures that could be employed by Moldova to meet its public health obligation to ensure access to affordable medicines.