Consultation on access to medicines and the right to health
The Special Rapporteur on the right to health, Anand Grover invites all relevant stakeholders (States, UN agencies, national human rights institutions, civil society and community groups) to participate in the consultation on access to medicines and the right to health.
The objective of this consultation is to enable interested parties to submit information and comments to the Special Rapporteur, who was mandated by the Human Rights Council (resolution 17/14, para 11) to prepare a study on existing challenges with regard to access to medicines in the context of the right to health, ways to overcome them and good practices, to be presented to the Council at its twenty-third session in June 2013.
Your information will substantively inform the forthcoming study on access to medicines and the right to health.
Please make your submissions (in English, French or Spanish) by completing the relevant questionnaire below (in Word) and emailing it to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can read the overview of the Special Rapporteur's study on access to medicines here
Thank you for your submissions.
The closing date for all Government submissions is Friday, 14 September 2012.
Questionnaires for Governments: English - French - Spanish
The closing date for all submissions from pharmaceutical companies is Friday, 28 September 2012.
Questionnaires for pharmaceutical companies: English only.
The closing date for all submissions from international civil society organizations is Friday, 12 October 2012.
Questionnaires for international civil society organizations: English only.