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The Developing World’s Pharmacy under threat

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 Posted in Chalermsak Kittitrakul | No Comments »

October 21, 2010, the groups of people living with HIV and AIDS and health and HIV activists gathered in front of the Bangkok Art and Culture Center to campaign against the ongoing bilateral trade negotiation, known as free trade agreement or ...

Jusmine Rice in the Weeping Plain: Adapting Rice Farming to Climate Change in Northeast Thailand

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009 Posted in Chalermsak Kittitrakul | 2 Comments »

Old Tricks Always Work

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009 Posted in Chalermsak Kittitrakul | No Comments »

An echo from the TV set in the living room drew my attention while I was having dinner the other night. “Thailand remains on the Priority Watch List”, a woman news reporter said. It was on the 2nd of May ...

WHA: Civil Society Letter to WHO Member States

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009 Posted in Chalermsak Kittitrakul | No Comments »

On Monday, 18 May 2009, on the first day of the 62nd session of the World Health Assembly (WHA), seven nongovernmental organizations sent a letter to WHO Member States on the outstanding components of the Plan of Action on Public ...

Diagnosis: EU-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement unacceptable

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009 Posted in Chalermsak Kittitrakul | No Comments »

  By Jiraporn Limpananont FTA Watch Oxfam W8 member Desperate times call for desperate measures. Multinational pharmaceutical companies are facing unprecedented pressures to change the way they do business. The patents on many of the medicines that make big profits are about to expire; ...

บทวิเคราะห์ : ข้อตกลงการค้าเสรีอียู-อาเซียนกับเงื่อนไขที่เกินกว่าจะยอมรับได้

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009 Posted in Chalermsak Kittitrakul | No Comments »

กลุ่มศึกษาข้อตกลงเขตการค้าเสรี (FTA Watch) สมาชิก W8 ของอ็อกแฟม (Oxfam W8) เวลาเขัาตาจน เรามักจะพบการแก้ไขปัญหาแบบเข้าตาจน  บริษัทยาข้ามชาติกำลังเผชิญกับแรงกดดันอย่างที่ไม่เคยประสบมาก่อน ซึ่งบังคับให้ต้องปรับเปลี่ยนวิธีการดำเนินธุรกิจ  สิทธิบัตรของยาหลายชนิดที่เคยทำกำไรให้มหาศาลกำลังทะยอยหมดอายุลง  ขณะเดียวกัน ก็ยังไม่สามารถประดิษฐ์คิดค้นยาชนิดใหม่ๆ ได้อย่างแท้จริง  

WTO must support access to medicines for poor countries

Monday, January 19th, 2009 Posted in Chalermsak Kittitrakul | No Comments »

Patent system an obstacle to new vaccines and medicines Bangkok, Thailand - The World Trade Organization (WTO) should step up support for developing countries’ seeking greater access to medicines through the use of WTO flexibilities, international agency Oxfam said today.

CL drug dispute before council today

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 Posted in Chalermsak Kittitrakul | 1 Comment »

News Clipping: Bangkok Post, September 10, 2008 CL drug dispute before council today Aids group says public good must come first APIRADEE TREERUTKUARKUL The Council of State will today consider the legitimacy of the compulsory licensing (CL) policy on cancer drugs implemented by the ...