- On World AIDS Day, threat to access to medicines looms large
- Delhi HC sets aside Centre’s decision to ban 344 fixed dose combination drugs
- RCEP must not be another TPP, say 316 regional civil society groups
- TPP Inquiry: Government majority backs a dead horse but Labor and Greens slam TPP
- Is the govt mulling a surgical strike on medicines?
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By Shailly Gupta, Jakarta Post| December 2, 2016 Today millions of people living with HIV in South-East Asia are receiving treatment and leading healthy lives thanks to affordable generic antiretroviral (ARVs) medicines. Governments and treatment providers across Asia, such as … Continue reading
By Akanksha Jain, The Hindu| December 1, 2016 In a major development and big relief to pharma majors, the Delhi High Court on Thursday set aside the Union government’s decision to ban 344 fixed-dose combination (FDC) drugs, including well known … Continue reading
Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) should not be used as a model for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)*, 316 civil society organisations from across the Asia Pacific have warned as the sixteenth round of negotiations begin this week in Indonesia.
Source: Australian Fair Trade & Investment Network Ltd. The report of the Government-majority Joint Standing Committee on Treaties has predictably endorsed the ratification of the TPP, AFTINET Convener Dr Patricia Ranald said today.
Don’t Turn Back on Right to Treatment 25 November, 2016 The HIV/AIDS Bill is a unique achievement in public health legislation seeking to benefit millions of people living with and vulnerable to the disease. It seeks to address HIV/AIDS … Continue reading
Source: The Sydney Morning Herald| Nov 23, 2016 Donald Trump didn’t kill the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact. His opposition was only the final blow which came at the end of more than six years of criticism of the TPP in … Continue reading