Ellen ‘t Hoen: Pool medical patents, save lives

This quick TED talk entry is courtesy of TED.com. Patenting a new drug helps finance its immense cost to develop — but that same patent can put advanced treatments out of reach for sick people in developing nations, at deadly cost. Ellen ‘t Hoen talks about an elegant, working solution to the problem: the Medicines Patent Pool. (Filmed at TEDxZurich.)

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