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Ellen 't Hoen:
Ellen 't Hoen: Medicine Patent Pool redt levens

TEDxZurich 2012 · 11:16 · Filmed Oct 2012
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Het patenteren van nieuwe medicijnen helpt bij de financiering van de gigantische investeringen voor hun ontwikkeling ervan —maar patenten maken nieuwe behandelingen soms ontoegankelijk voor zieken in de ontwikkelingslanden - met dodelijke gevolgen. Ellen 't Hoen praat over een elegante en efficiënte oplossing voor dit probleem: de Medicine Patent Pool. (Gefilmd op TEDxZurich.)

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The founder of the Medicines Patent Pool, Ellen 't Hoen works (and makes change) at the place where profit and health collide: patented drugs. Full bio
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxZurich 2012, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page.

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