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Cancer Alliance Patent Barrier Report

Cancer rates in South Africa are expected to rise significantly over the next two decades.

In sub-Saharan Africa, the number of new cancer cases is expected to increase by more than 85% from 2008 to 2030. By then, for every four deaths from HIV/AIDS in the region, there will be three deaths from cancer.

Along with a growing cancer burden, states will be confronted with rising and unaffordable prices for cancer medicines.

Poor quality patents are taking lives every day. We need patent law reform now

PDF: Read full report: Cancer Alliance Patent Barrier Report (2017)


Lorraine Govender (CANSA Advocacy)


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