Notify the World Trade Organization under Canada's Access to Medicines Regime

To notify the World Trade Organization (WTO) of its plans to import a drug or medical device through Canada's Access to Medicines Regime, the government of a WTO member country must

  1. Prepare a letter on official letterhead indicating its plan to import a drug or medical device under the Regime.

    Include in the letter the information required, depending on whether the country is
  2. Mail the letter of notification to the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights of the World Trade Organization:

    TRIPS Council
    World Trade Organization
    Centre William Rappard
    Rue de Lausanne 154
    CH-1211 Geneva 21
    Switzerland

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