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Threat on generic medications, the European Union ignores it

Source: Act up Paris EU has just modified its legislation on the customs control concerning the enforcement of “intellectual property” rights, not considering that it impedes the legitimate trade of generic medicines in Developing countries. Advertisements

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IP negotiations at the UN High-Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS

UN High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS is set to take place from 8–10 June 2011 in New York to review progress and chart the future course of the global AIDS response. Member States are expected to adopt a new Declaration … Continue reading

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Press: Free trade pact with four European nations this year

Source: The Hindu, 25.3.2011, by Sujay Mehdudia India and the Europe Free Trade Association (EFTA) are likely to conclude a free trade agreement (FTA) entailing a comprehensive bilateral trade and investment agreement by this year after fast tracking of the … Continue reading

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Press: Proposed FTA to raise HIV/AIDS drug prices

Source: IBN live, 8.3.2011, by Ginny Narula Click here to watch the video New Delhi: People people living with HIV/AIDS want to send the government a strong message. More than four lakh people on life-saving anti-retroviral drugs in India could … Continue reading

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Take Action: Global E-Protest against FTAs

Write to members of Indian governement and European Commission to save affordable medicines and access to life-saving treatments in Africa, Asia and Latin America ! The reasons why we must protest For months now, activists around the world have been … Continue reading

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Press: Civil Society Defends Access to Generic Drugs

Source: IPS News, 28.2.2011, Miriam Gathigah NAIROBI, Feb 28, 2011 (IPS) – Access to affordable medicine for millions of people in the South could be at risk if the production and distribution of generic medicine from India is restricted. Campaigners … Continue reading

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Press: ‘FTA with EU will kill HIV patients’

Source: Free Malaysia Today, 28.2.2011, by Patrick Lee Prices of medicine will be beyond reach to many once talks are concluded and they are likely to die as a result. KUALA LUMPUR: A Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the European … Continue reading

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