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On Wednesday, 9 November 2016, India delivered the following statement at the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) TRIPS Council’s discussions of the United Nations Secretary-General’s High Level Panel Report on Access to Medicines.
Agenda item 13: the United Nations Secretary-General’s High Level Panel Report on Access to Medicines
Statement by India.
Thank you Chairman.
At the outset, I would like to thank delegations of Brazil, China and South Africa who are also co-sponsors of this agenda item.