Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Ottawa urged to provide low-cost drugs for developing world

From the National Post:
Front-line international health workers appealed to MPs Wednesday to fix the fact that not a single pill has left Canada under a three-year-old regime to provide cheap generic drugs to needy countries in Africa and elsewhere.

They said the plan is unnecessarily complex and cumbersome, and does nothing to quell the intimidation of potential importing countries by brand name pharmaceutical companies and the U.S. government. ...more

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