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In Letter To Congress, More Than 50 Public Health Groups Urge TPP Rejection, Citing Concerns Over Access To Medicines

The Hill: Public health groups call for Congress to reject TPP
“More than 50 public health groups on Tuesday called on Congress to reject a trade agreement between the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations because it will block access to affordable medicines. Led by Doctors Without Borders and Oxfam America, the groups wrote a letter to Congress arguing that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement contains provisions that would undermine public health and in many cases make it more difficult to deliver lifesaving medicines to patients…” (Needham, 4/12).

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