Prominent Canadians lobby for drug access reform

Silversides, Ann
February 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/9/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE138
Academic Journal
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.


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