Obama: TPPA protects access to low-priced generic meds

Alyaa Alhadjri

Modified 22 Nov 2015, 1:43 pm

United States President Barack Obama said the cost of drugs is expected to fall over time in many countries with the removal of trade barriers.

He said although the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement protects pharmaceutical companies' intellectual rights, it also protects access to low-priced generic medicine for the low income.

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