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May 2006 Bulletin of the World Health Organization

In this month's bulletin:

WHO's Commission on Intellectual Property Rights, Innovation and Public
Health; Open access and copyright as alternatives to patents; Access to
medicines as a human right; Should genes be patented?; Access to
life-saving medicines stumbles on trade rules; Rich and poor countries
divided on patent treaty; Meeting the need for treatment: the
initiatives; Bulletin interview: do patents work for public health?