Tag Archives: TPP

“A sweetheart deal” “deplorable” “immoral and unacceptable” “Massive victory for big pharma” . . . We’re reading about TPP’s pharma rules, and an update on a 5000-percent price hike

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(Spoiler alert: The price of a life-saving treatment for toxoplasmosis remains unchanged, a month after company CEO Martin Shkreli said it would drop . . . )  But first: The world got glimpse of what the Trans Pacific Partnership offers pharmaceutical companies last week with the WikiLeaks release of the treaty’s Intellectual Property Rights chapter, a […]

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 […]

Saving lives without a rai$e, physician scientist weighs in on proposed TB cut, TPP’s toxic side effects, Trans Populations and HIV, Uganda roundup . . . We’re reading about trade, trade-offs and failures to communicate

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Tell Congress to keep up the fight against AIDS! – The program that helped make sure a million babies were born HIV-free and put 6.7 million people on antiretroviral treatment that saves their lives and prevents transmission of HIV has gone half a decade without a raise, the organization ONE points out, as it launches […]