TITLE

Prominent Canadians lobby for drug access reform

AUTHOR(S)
Silversides, Ann
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/9/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE138
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the advocacy prominent Canadians, including Dr. James Orbinski, Stephen Lewis, and Dr. Samantha Nutt, to federal Parliamentarians. It states that they vote on December 1, 2009 in favor of a bill that reforms legislation directed to supply affordable life-saving drugs to the developing world. A survey accredited by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Canada and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Networks shows that many Canadians support the changes being proposed.
ACCESSION #
48004246

 

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