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Ambassador Federico A. González (Paraguay) (24-25 October) and Mr. Martin Glass (Hong Kong, China) (17 November)
G.5 Any alternatives to the use of Paragraph 6 System to achieve the objective of access to medicines, procurement policies, and other related aspects affecting access to medicines raised by Members
234. Noting his country's experience regarding the import of generic medicines under the Paragraph 6 System, the representative of Rwanda supported the permanent incorporation of the System through the proposed amendment to the TRIPS Agreement. He informed the Council that his Government would ratify the Protocol Amending the TRIPS Agreement no later than by the extended deadline for acceptance.