[Ip-health] Settlement of India/EU WTO Dispute re Seizures of In-Transit Medicines: Why the Proposed EU Border Regulation Isn't Good Enough

George Carter fiar at verizon.net
Fri Jan 27 05:19:34 PST 2012


And if you are a person living with an infectious disease or HIV and you see your chance at getting drug treatment being turned into a ransom price you cannot afford so you die leaving your family to struggle and die...I'd call it economic genocide.

George M. Carter

On Jan 27, 2012, at 3:10 AM, Riaz K Tayob wrote:

> It is embarrassing enough to have the BEST experts in the world dealing with "counterfeiting" come up with legislation that excludes the basics like audi alterem partem... this should be most embarrassing for the EU and its "experts" and not to be outdone, the WHO's IMPACT modeled part of its work on the EU legislation ... in other parts of the world this is called regulatory capture or if you are a developing country, then it would be called institutionalised corruption...
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> On 2012/01/27 02:02 AM, Gary Horlick wrote:
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>> It was Dutch Customs officials---the EU officials were extremely embarrassed and the Brazilian and Indian governments leapt on the PR bonanza of the seizure of life saving drugs at Christmas. None of which contradicts the analysis below!
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