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Ambassador Chak Mun See (Singapore)
46. The representative of Brazil said that his delegation had a great interest in the issue of technical cooperation and also wished to thank WHO for the cooperation provided in the plan of 2000 2001 and through three WHO collaborating centres (WHOCC) and other partners, including a technical programme on the evolution of drug prices such as, for example, aids-related drugs. He also informed the Council that in September, parallel to the General Assembly meeting of WIPO Member States, Brazil was going to sign a cooperation agreement with WIPO, which would be signed between the Director General of that Organization, Dr. Idris, and the President of the Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property and which focused mostly on capacity-building.