Impact of Pharmaceutical Patents Evergreening as a Barrier to Health
Creator: Red Latinoamericana por el Acceso a Medicamentos
Description: Multinational pharmaceutical companies seek to keep their monopolies on medicines by using evergreening strategies, seeking additional patents after making small, non-therapeutic changes in the formulation of the same molecule (drug). This prevents millions of people around the world from accessing essential medicines to save their life. This video explains in simple and friendly language how an organized community should act to secure universal Access to Health!