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TRIPS Flexibilities Database
The TRIPS (Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights) Flexibilities Database contains instances when authorities have invoked, planned to invoke, or have been asked to invoke a TRIPS flexibility for public health reasons, in particular to assure access to medicines. Not all instances listed have been executed. If you are interested only in instances where the flexibility has been executed you can use the filter in the 'executed' column.
Evaluating Internet Resources
Reliable Portals for Health Information
CDC Opioids Portal
General information, information on research, and specific subtopics.
A federal government website that links to selected government and nonprofit health and human services information from over 1,500 health-related organizations.
Medicines Law & Policy
Brings together legal and policy experts in the field of access to medicines, international law, and public health. Provides policy and legal analysis, best practice models and other information that can be used by governments, non-governmental organisations, product development initiatives, funding agencies, UN agencies and others working to ensure the availability of effective, safe and affordable medicines for all.
National Institute of Health's website for patients and their families/friends about diseases, conditions and wellness issues. Covers a wide range of health topics and information about drugs and supplements.
Network for Public Health Law
Provides insightful legal assistance, helpful resources and opportunities to build connections for local, tribal, state and federal officials; public health practitioners; attorneys; policymakers; and advocates.
Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce
Collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations and health sciences libraries.
Public Health Law Center
Mitchell Hamline School of Law. Covers wide variety of public health issues.
Reports from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
Non-partisan, objective analysis of a wide variety of topics.
National Conference of State Legislatures