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TRIPS and the Pharmaceutical Industry in Bangladesh: Towards a National Strategy

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  • Professor Tony VanDuzer

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The paper presents a study of the WTO-Doha Declaration on TRIPS and Public Health and explores the opportunities of the growth of Bangladesh’s domestic pharmaceutical industry. The paper comes up with a number of policy suggestions in terms of designing a national strategy for the development of Bangladesh’s pharmaceutical sector in the context of the Doha Declaration.

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  • Professor Tony VanDuzer, 2003. "TRIPS and the Pharmaceutical Industry in Bangladesh: Towards a National Strategy," CPD Working Paper 24, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).
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    Keywords

    Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property; TRIPS; Pharmaceutical Industry; Bangladesh;

    JEL classification:

    • L65 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Chemicals; Rubber; Drugs; Biotechnology; Plastics
    • I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
    • O34 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Intellectual Property and Intellectual Capital

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