Trócaire is working with communities across the world who are coping with the impacts of Covid-19. In Southern Africa, because of lack of access to life saving vaccines, people remain at risk of dying from Covid-19.
The European Union is blocking an attempt to remove barriers, that would allow potential generic manufacturers in low-income countries to produce their own life-saving vaccines. By doing this, the EU is protecting the profits of big pharma, instead of the lives of the world’s most vulnerable.
Email your local TDs now, asking them to ensure the Irish Government pushes the EU to change its position and support a comprehensive COVID-19 intellectual property waiver at the World Trade Organisation.
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