Requests for Compulsory Licenses, Voluntary Licenses, Price Cuts

March 13, 2001. CPT Statement on South Africa's Options Regarding Compulsory Licensing.

Requests for Compulsory Licenses

Cipla asks South African Court for compulsory licenses

Cipla seeks compulsory licenses through antitrust action

South African activists seek compulsory license for Fluconazole Activists in South Africa have launched an effort to obtain a compulsoy license for fluconazole, an anti-fungal medicine used to fight opportunistic infections common among many people with AIDS, paricularly Cryptococcal Meningitis and Systemic Thrush.

Glaxosmithkline offers voluntary licenses for 3TC, AZT and Combivir to Aspen Pharmacare.

Price Cuts

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