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Access to Medicines in the Trans-Pacific Partnership

October 22, 2011

As negotiators for the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks meet in Lima, Peru today, the United States continues to advance its innovative proposals on access to medicines in TPP countries. The brand-new TEAM (Trade Enhancing Access to Medicines) approach for TPP would not only allow access to medicines, but drive such access in places where it's most needed through new, innovative policy ideas not seen in any previous trade agreement.

To learn more about the TEAM approach and to understand U.S. goals for the TPP objectives, please read USTR's September 2011 white paper on TEAM. Here's a link: