SDG3: Good Health and Well-Being

Reclaiming Health and Well-Being: SDG 3 and privatization amid the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the scant and weak public health system of our country. At the onset of the pandemic’s onslaught, we have seen how privatized healthcare is exclusively accessible to the privileged as patients from poor sectors are deprived from proper medical attention. Added to this, the government’s pandemic response appears to have […]

The TRIPS waiver on Covid-19 pharmaceuticals and the Big Pharma — IBON

Intellectual property rights (IPR) on essential drugs, most of which are being held by giant pharmaceutical corporations or “Big Pharma”, is a major issue when it comes to access to affordable, appropriate and efficacious essential medicines. At the highest echelons of international trade, the raging debate is about whether or not the World Trade Organization […]