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24 January 2021
‘The great Covid-19 vaccine heist’ – Moderna – Part 2
Fatima Hassan – Daily Maverick
https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/opinionista/2021-01-24-the-great-covid-19-vaccine-heist-part-two-moderna-when-solidarity-is-only-a-word/

20 January 2021
Op-Ed: Le Monde
Fatima Hassan, Pauline Londeix, Thomas Piketty et al.
https://www.lemonde.fr/idees/article/2021/01/16/covid-19-une-assistance-technique-et-financiere-doit-etre-mise-en-place-sans-delai-pour-renforcer-les-capacites-hospitalieres-en-afrique_6066461_3232.html
https://blogs.mediapart.fr/edition/transparence-dans-les-politiques-du-medicament/article/200121/op-ed-le-monde-against-covid-19-we-must-ensure-access?s=08

6 December 2020
‘The great Covid-19 vaccine heist’ – Part 1
Fatima Hassan – Daily Maverick
https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-12-06-the-great-covid-19-vaccine-heist/

6 September 2020
Politics, power and patents: ‘Desperate diseases require desperate measures’
Fatima Hassan (Delivered at KAS Media e-Conference 2020) – Daily Maverick
https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-09-06-politics-power-and-patents-desperate-diseases-require-desperate-measures/

8 July 2020
A Covid-19 vaccine: When ‘solidarity’ meets nationalist profiteering – We are putting too much faith in an industry that has not fully supported equitable access to life-saving treatment before
Fatima Hassan and Els Torreele – Daily Maverick
https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-07-08-a-covid-19-vaccine-when-solidarity-meets-nationalist-profiteering/

6 April 2020
A redeeming moment for the SA government: A case for compulsory licensing in the age of Covid-19
Fatima Hassan – Daily Maverick
https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-04-06-a-redeeming-moment-for-the-sa-government-a-case-for-compulsory-licensing-in-the-age-of-covid-19/

15 May 2020
Auditor-General should oversee billions in the Covid-19 Solidarity Fund – Public deserves transparency for the fund to which thousands have contributed
Fatima Hassan – Ground Up
https://www.groundup.org.za/article/auditor-general-should-oversee-billions-covid-19-solidarity-fund/