Istanbul Plan of Action commitment

Countries: 
Date of commitment: 
May 2011
Related commitment: 
Millennium Development Goal: 

Commitment

Reaffirms the commitment made at the 2010 MDG Summit and calls on development partners to work with LDCs to improve access to medicines, encourage the development of technology and the transfer of technology under mutually agreed terms and conditions, the production of affordable, safe, effective and good quality medicines, fostering the production of innovative medicines, generics, vaccines and other health commodities.

Target

No new or numerical targets were set. See 2010 MDG Summit commitment.

Progress

Lack of numerical targets prevents proper monitoring of progress.

Gap

No numerical targets were set, thus it is difficult to measure a gap.

Additionality

Not new commitments.