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TPP: Big Pharma's Big Deal
We still don't know all the details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal tentatively agreed to on Oct. 5 by negotiators from 12 Pacific Rim countries, but already critics are slamming it ...
TPP is "Worst Trade Agreement" for Medicine Access, Says Doctors Without Borders
Interpress News Service
The TPP [Trans-Pacific Partnership] will…go down in history as the worst trade agreement for access to medicines in developing countries, said Doctors without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in...
What Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)?
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a secretive, multinational agreement that, among other things, threatens to extend restrictive intellectual property (IP) laws across the globe and rewrite inter...
David Healy's comprehensive argument against the pharmaceuticalization of medicine is an indictment of problems in health care that are leading to a growing number of deaths and disabilities.
Private Profits vs Public Policy
The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Canadian State
According to Joel Lexchin, "Given the central role that medicines play in keeping us healthy, it is essential that we understand the policy environment that governs drug development, from the initial ...
Government Ministries & Agencies
Canadian Intellectual Property Office
Administers Canada's intellectual property systems (patents, trade-marks, copyrights, industrial designs, and integrated circuit topographies).
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