Government is concerned that poor people's access to quality medicines is dependent on the goodwill of individual industry players. With the Medicines and Related Substances
The government on Monday expressed support for the Treatment Action Campaign becoming a party to the court case brought by pharmaceutical companies challenging legislation making
AIDS Drug Test Case: World's Pharma Unions Back South Africa
ICEM Update, No. 10/2001, 5 March 2001
Countries must have the right to buy AIDS medication at
The battle over South Africa's medicine legislation came to a head on two fronts in Pretoria on Monday - in the city streets and in
The hopes of millions of South Africans and fellow Africans will be pinned on the outcome of the court case between 41 pharmaceutical companies and
By Miguel Aguayo
The Toronto Star
Talk of privatizing the health-care system in Canada began to emerge shortly before my immigration from the United States.
Its proponents spoke
A life and death drama is unfolding in South Africa at this very moment as a consortium of pharmaceutical corporations, many based in the United
by Sarah Sexton
Even before its meeting in November this year in Qatar, the WTO has already begun talks to expand one of its agreements
Just because the federal government can't overhaul the health care system doesn't mean it can't be done. In a similar situation, Canada's provinces established individual
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Today, the Congressional Progressive Caucus introduced:
The Medicare Extension of Drugs to Seniors (MEDS) Plan
It is a genuine Medicare prescription drug proposal.
*Ê All Medicare beneficiaries are
by Raisa B. Deber, PhD
Department of Health Administration, University of Toronto
Dr. Raisa Deber presented this paper at the symposium on Canadian and American health care,