Erika Dueñas has more than 20 years of experience working in the field of access to medicines, innovation and intellectual property. After a diplomatic mission at the Embassy in Washington, she was Vice-Minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bolivia. Together with Médecins Sans Frontières and other NGOs, she founded the Platform of IP and Access to Medicines in Bolivia. She holds a Master in International Law and Economics (LLM) from the World Trade Institute / Universities of Bern, Fribourg & Neuchatel – Bern, Switzerland.
“Public health” oriented licenses and patent pooling in Africa promotes research and production of affordable, high quality generic treatments for AIDS, hepatitis C and tuberculosis. The United Nations Continue Reading