Alertan que el Acuerdo Transpacífico complica el acceso a medicamentos

30-Jul-2015 La República Cierre de negociaciones. Técnicos del Mincetur, Minsa y Cancillería están ya en Hawái negociando mesa de Propiedad Intelectual antes de la llegada de Silva.

  • 25-Sep-2005 El Pais
    Colombia: Crisis en el equipo negociador del TLC

    La división del Gobierno Nacional en el tema del manejo de la negociación de los medicamentos en el TLC con Estados Unidos, quedó ayer al desnudo cuando tres asesores técnicos del Ministerio de Protección Social presentaron su carta de renuncia.

  • 23-Sep-2005 EIU ViewsWire
    EIU: Andean FTA talks near conclusion

    An Economist Intelligence Unit briefing paper

  • 22-Sep-2005 Bangkok Post
    US responsive to Thai concerns

    US congressmen have pledged to accommodate Thailand’s concerns about drug prices and freer mobility for Thais into the United States once the two countries conclude their free trade area (FTA) agreement.

  • 20-Sep-2005 AP
    US, three S. American nations begin talks

    The United States began a new round of negotiations Monday with Peru, Ecuador and Colombia for a proposed free-trade agreement aimed at giving the three South American nations tariff-free access to US markets.

  • 14-Sep-2005 MCOT
    Govt urged to seek consensus before signing FTA with US

    The Thai government should seek a consensus from the public before signing a free trade area (FTA) agreement with the United States, according to a leading academic.

  • 6-Sep-2005
    Free trade agreement: impact in Thailand

    This booklet by FTA Watch is aimed at disseminating information to international civil society for the purpose of sharing the analyses and experience of the FTA struggle in Thailand.

  • 13-Aug-2005
    Big Pharma’s free ride

    Pharmaceutical companies are using free-trade deals like CAFTA to eliminate global competition — and deny poor patients access to cheaper generic drugs.

  • 17-Jul-2005
    ’US-Peru FTA could deprive millions of essential drugs’

    With many Peruvians already dying from treatable illness due to difficulties in accessing drugs, a UN human rights expert has expressed "deep concern" that an eventual US-Peru Free Trade Agreement (FTA) could deprive millions more of essential drugs made unaffordable by stronger protection of patents.

  • 16-Jul-2005
    UN expert concerned US-Peru free trade accord could deprive poor of medicine

    With many Peruvians already dying from treatable illness due to difficulties in accessing drugs, a United Nations human rights expert today voiced deep concern that an eventual United States-Peru Free Trade Agreement (FTA) could deprive millions more of essential drugs made unaffordable by stronger protection of patents.

  • 8-Jul-2005 Center for Public Integrity
    Exporting prices: Drug makers’ trade group makes the industry’s priorities US trade policy

    The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, which represents 67 parent companies and subsidiaries that develop and make prescription and over-the-counter drugs, listed contacts with the government’s top officials overseeing international trade agreements on more lobbying reports than it did for contacts with the Food and Drug Administration, which directly oversees the industry’s products.

  • 30-Jun-2005 IPS
    Thailand-US: AIDS drugs take centre-stage at trade talks

    After tiptoeing around the issue for months, Thailand’s trade negotiators will have to finally reveal where they stand on the life-or-death question of producing cheap, generic anti-AIDS drugs.

  • 30-Jun-2005
    TRIPS, bilateralism, multilateralism & implications for developing countries: Jordan’s drug sector

    Looking at the experience of Jordan’s pharmaceutical sector, this paper shows that the expected benefits from bilateral agreements between developed and developing countries have been largely overestimated while the costs underestimated.

  • 28-Jun-2005 AFP
    Thai AIDS activists fear losing cheap drugs in free trade talks with Japan, US

    As Thailand prepares for new rounds of free trade talks with Japan and the United States, AIDS activists are voicing increasing concern that patients here could lose access to cheap, life-prolonging drugs.

  • 28-Jun-2005 Seattle Post Intelligencer
    US trade rep helps powerful drug industry

    When George W. Bush and the U.S. pharmaceutical industry team up in Washington, you know it’s bad news for U.S. consumers. Now they are taking their show on the road — to Central America.

  • 22-Jun-2005
    India set to get access to Bimstec markets

    India and the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multisectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (Bimstec) member countries plan to sign a deal to provide access to each others’ markets for the pharmaceuticals and services sectors.

  • 21-Jun-2005
    Health sets out options for FTA talks

    After letting health advocates air their opposition to the Thai-US free trade agreement (FTA) for more than a year, the Public Health Ministry yesterday unveiled its position on how Thailand should deal with drug patents.

  • 20-Jun-2005
    EFTA-Thailand negotiations: NGOs appeal to UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health

    17 NGOs from Switzerland, Norway and Liechtenstein submitted today a request to the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health. They urge him to warn the four member states of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA: Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) not to restrict access to affordable generic medicines in Thailand.

  • 17-Jun-2005
    Doctors told to be wary of big drug firms

    Doctors have been warned not to fall into the fierce marketing trap of multinational drug companies which have a ’’hidden agenda’’ to sell expensive products.

  • 7-Jun-2005 IP-health
    United Nations children’s committee warns about FTA threats

    The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child in recommendations made public this week warned that Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) may negatively affect access to affordable medicines and social services for the poor.

  • 7-Jun-2005 El Universo, Ecuador
    La mesa de propiedad intelectual capta la atención de los laboratorios farmacéuticos

    El director ejecutivo de la Asociación de Laboratorios Farmacéuticos del Ecuador, Andrés Icaza, se mostró contrario a que a través del Tratado de Libre Comercio (TLC) se creen normativas adicionales para regular la producción de mecanismos genéricos en los países andinos

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