MSF at Doha

Updates and information from MSF at the World Trade Minister's meeting in Doha, Qatar, November 9-13, 2001.

Essential medicines are not Barbie dolls

MSF attended the WTO Ministerial Conference in Doha, Qatar, pursuing international recognition of the fundamental need for countries to be able to provide essential health care to their populations. Key to this was chaging the less-clear aspects of the TRIPS agreement and allowing measures that countries can use to counteract them.