Thought on TPP

Stance: Against TPP

It contains faith-based IP provisions (Lemley. 2015) as opposed to evidence-based IP provisions. Huge pharmaceutical lobby behind it, with PhRMA lobbying the US Trade Representative directly. Malaysia already pays more for medicines compared to countries in the same income bracket, 84.7% of originator medicine requests are substituted with generics, and health budgets are being cut every year. TRIPS+ provisions is not what patients here need.

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