oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - Anti-counterfeiting and access to generic medicines in Kenya : Reviewing Patricia Osero Ochieng & 2 Others v Attorney General (2012) : case review
|Article Title||Anti-counterfeiting and access to generic medicines in Kenya : Reviewing Patricia Osero Ochieng & 2 Others v Attorney General (2012) : case review|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 AIDS Law Project, Kenya and 2 University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Jan 2012|
|Pages||12 - 15|
On April 20, 2012, the Kenyan High Court delivered a ground-breaking decision that will, inter alia, enhance national, regional and international efforts aimed at improving access to affordable and essential medicines, including generics for people living with HIV. Indeed, the Patricia Ochieng case has been described as 'precedent-setting' and a 'trail-blazer' by both activists and academicians insofar as access to generic medicines is concerned in the context of anti-counterfeiting legislations.
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