October 21, 1999 letter from Dr. Varmus rejecting “standardized transfer of manufacturing and distribution rights to the WHO or any other nonprofit organization”

On September 3, 1999, Ralph Nader, James Love and Robert Weisman wrote to Dr. Harold Varmus, then the Director of the NIH, proposing the NIH enter into an agreement with the World Health Organization (WHO), giving the WHO the right… Continue Reading

1999 Letter to NIH asking that WHO have right to use NIH funded inventions

Ralph Nader P.O. Box 19312, Washington, DC 20036 James Love Consumer Project on Technology P.O. Box 19367, Washington, DC 20036 http://www.cptech.org Robert Weissman Essential Action P.O. Box 19405, Washington, DC 20036 http://www.essentialaction.org/ September 3, 1999 Dr. Harold E. Varmus Building… Continue Reading