France President Hollande To Push For International Regulation Of Medicine Prices At G7, G20 Summits

Reuters: France’s Hollande to seek regulation of medicine prices at G7, G20 summits
“French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday he would push for international regulation of medicine prices at a G7 summit in Japan in May and a G20 meeting in China in September. ‘The idea is to be able to fight soaring medicine prices and allow for regulation to take place at an international level,’ he said the sidelines of a World Health Organization meeting in Lyon, eastern France. Hollande did not elaborate…” (Hirschler/Blamont, 3/23).