Access to Affordable Medicines?
of CAFTA in Guatemala
You are invited to the
release of the new study in Health Affairs which for the first time documents the effects of the Central-America-Dominican
Republic-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) on access to medicines. A light
lunch will be served.
Wednesday, August 26, Noon- 2:00 pm
University of California DC Washington Center,
1608 Rhode Island Ave. NW
Does CAFTA affect access to affordable
life-saving medicines in Guatemala?
How are CAFTA trade rules
affecting access to low-cost generics to treat HIV/AIDS and other major diseases?
Can trade rules affect
drug affordability in the U.S.?
What does this mean for
the future of U.S. trade policy?
Ellen R. Shaffer, PhD MPH
Center for Policy Analysis on Trade and Health (CPATH)
RSVP, acceptances only, to Joseph R. McGhee at the IGCC Washington office: Phone (202) 974-6295;
Fax (202) 974-6299; email: email@example.com . For more on IGCC, see http://www-igcc.ucsd.edu.