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About the Global Campaign

About the Global Campaign

In countries from the U.S. to Vietnam, Brazil to Indonesia, health groups are aiming to break Abbott’s monopoly control over lopinavir+ritonavir (Kaletra). Campaigners say Abbott’s high price for Kaletra is blocking expansion of AIDS treatment, and its anti-competitive practices are impeding new drug innovation.

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Press Release (November 9, 2011)

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Access Story Spotlight

“I wish the drug company would lower the price, as I know that the number of people taking Kaletra is growing higher and higher – and there are many more who can’t afford the treatment they need.” –Naza of Malaysia’s PT Foundation

Secondary Patenting: A Threat to Affordable Generic Patenting by I-MAK

Read about how Abbott is seeking to artificially extend its patents on lopinavir+ritonavir

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Information About Ritonavir (Kaletra Component)

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Campaign Actions FAQ (Compulsory Licensing, Patent Opposition, March-In Request, Voluntary Licensing)

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TRIPS & Public Health FAQ – World Trade Organization

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