Tag Archives: Brook Baker

Down, but not out . . . We’re still reading about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and its impact on health

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Obama’s trade plan in critical condition – Last week Congress dealt a blow to White House hopes for authority to push through the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement without amendment. This was good news for opponents of the pact, including global health advocates concerned that extended patent protections in the deal could put life-saving medicine out […]

Global Fund “equitable access initiative” doesn’t answer concerns first raised by tiered pricing task force plan

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Plan to address access to drugs and other health commodities should be led by countries, civil society, advocates say “ As part of our move to better accommodate and adjust our business model according to the different stages of the development continuum, we have developed a new multi-agency initiative to help expand access to essential health […]