Dr. Othoman Mellouk

Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines Expert

Othoman leads on overcoming intellectual property-related barriers to access to medicines for the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC). He is one of the most active advocates for access to treatment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with a particular focus on the question of intellectual property rights and their effect on access to treatment. He has published several articles and reports about access to medicines in Morocco and the MENA region and has been involved in research on monitoring access to treatment progress. Othoman Mellouk serves as a member of the WHO Strategic and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) on HIV.