The production of medicines and vaccines as well as the massive public investments in underlying research is largely left in the hands of a profit-seeking private sector, despite the vital importance of public health, Why do covid-19 vaccines belong to private pharmaceutical companies, and not the people?
Els Torreele, a world-renowned researcher and advocate for social justice and health rights, shares how we can do medical innovation by working together and sharing knowledge rather than privatizing it. She advocates for the best possible treatments available for everyone. The Other School initiative visualizes 3 ‘innovative ideas that can positively change our lives. The video is in English and has greek subtitles.
The European Citizens’ Campaign “Right to cure- No profits from the pandemic” is underway. Its goal is to collect 1,000,000 signatures. You can support it by signing here: https://eci.ec.europa.eu/015/