Trading Away Health: The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) | Doctors Without Boarders

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  • 16 Jul 2015
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Trading Away Health: The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) | Doctors Without Boarders

Unless damaging provisions are removed before negotiations are finalized, the TPP agreement is on track to become the most harmful trade pact ever for access to medicines in developing countries.

The TPP trade deal is currently being negotiated between the U.S. and ten other Pacific Rim nations. The negotiations are being conducted in secret, but leaked drafts of the agreement include aggressive intellectual property (IP) rules that would restrict access to affordable, lifesaving medicines for millions of people.

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