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In Lancet Letter, Researchers, Advocates Express Concern TPP Will Hinder Health Care Access

Reuters: Doctors warn of health care impact from Pacific trade pact
“Doctors and health professionals from both sides of the Pacific on Thursday said they worry that a major regional trade pact could result in higher medical costs and urged a full assessment of the pact’s impact on health care. In a letter to be published in The Lancet medical journal, academics and medical associations from seven of the 12 countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership voiced their concerns over the deal, which seeks to cut tariffs and set common standards on intellectual property…” (Hughes, 2/12).

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