Citizen Action Monitor

With TPP, Canadians can expect higher health care risks and costs

Key findings from two new studies released by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. No 1586 Posted by fw, February 4, 2016 “The TPP would require Canada to extend patent terms … Continue reading

February 4, 2016

TPP is slated to become the most harmful trade agreement ever for access to medicines, says MSF president

MSF urges Canada and other TPP negotiating countries to reject this trade treaty No 1545 Posted by fw, December 18, 2015 “MSF expresses its dismay that TPP countries have agreed … Continue reading

December 18, 2015

TPP is “the worst trade agreement for access to medicines in developing countries”

TPP’s generous intellectual property protections could still complicate efforts to control drug costs in Canada. No 1519 Posted by fw, November 19, 2015 “While not as bad as feared, this … Continue reading

November 19, 2015

“Can you bear the cost of $1,000 for a pill to treat Hepatitis C?,” asks WHO Director-General

Margaret Chan is concerned that the TPP may “close the door to affordable medicines,” wondering, “Is this really progress?” No 1511 Posted by fw, November 14, 2015 “A massive trade … Continue reading

November 14, 2015