Shortly before our recent Federal election, an announcement was made that an agreement in principle had been reached on the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement. It still took some time before the actual contents of the agreement were made available for scrutiny. As expected there are points, which have now been verified, which will make access to affordable medicines even more difficult than before.
We invite you to read a letter from the Global Treatment Access Group (GTAG), of which GRAN is a member, written to the Prime Minister, the Minister of International Development, the Minister of Health and the Minister of Trade. This letter spells out the on-going concerns we have which seems to be more about corporate power than it is about trade. Click here to read the letter.