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Fact Sheet: How TPP Endangers Access to Medicines in Vietnam August 2012 Comparative Analysis of the U.S. IP proposal to the Trans-Pacific FTA and Vietnamese Law English | Vietnamese
Briefing Memo: Vietnam and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Access to Medicines Risks for a PEPFAR Partner
English | Vietnamese
Oxfam International: Press Release: US Trade Policy Putting Public Health at Risk (March 4, 2013)
Drug Price Policy in Vietnam, Letting the market set prices is not as easy as it seems, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, 2012Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry Letter To USTR about IP Chapter in the TPP (August 31, 2012)VNP+ Declaration on the Trans-Pacific Free Trade Agreement & Access to Medicines inVietnam (29 February, 2012)
"New Trade Deal Would Benefit Big Pharma at AIDS Programs' Expense," October 2011 (links to huffingtonpost.com)
PEPFAR Vietnam COP REPORT FY 2010: excerpt on necessity of generic medicines
Vietnam National Network of People LIving with HIV (VNP+)
Supporting Community Development Initiatives in Vietnam (SCID)
The TPP Will Also Affect Copyright Legislation and Internet Rights in Vietnam: Find out more
Vietnam's Kaletra action page (leaves Trans-Pacific FTA area of site)
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