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Around 200 civil society organisations and trade unions from the Global South are calling on leaders of high-income countries not to block adoption of the proposal to the WTO to temporarily waive certain IP requirements of the TRIPS Agreement to facilitate effective prevention, containment, and treatment of COVID-19. Press Release on Global South urging rich countries to lift monopolies on COVID-19 medical products and ensure others too have access to Covid19 vaccines, medicines and health products- Click Here On Monday, 15 February, a collective Global South open letter on the waiver is being sent to countries that are obstructing the process, including to the representatives of the European Commission, United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Denmark, Canada, Japan and Australia. On Tuesday, 16 February, the letters will be also shared with policy makers of the target countries that are blocking the TRIPS Waiver via Twitter from the Twitter handles of @3rdworldnetwork@PHMglobal and @PSIglobalunion at 10 am local time of the respective countries, with our common hashtag: #NoCovidMonopolies. Letters Australia- Click Here Japan- Click Here European Commission- Click Here Germany- Click Here France- Click Here Spain- Click Here Italy- Click Here Netherlands- Click Here Norway- Click Here Denmark- Click Here United Kingdom- Click Here United States: Letter to President- Click Here Letter to Vice President- Click here Canada- Click Here