The Nobel Peace Prize–winning organization Doctors without Borders’ spokesperson — Dr. Judit Rius Sanjuan, the access manager for the United States — proclaimed dismay about something that many insiders had feared. That is, the Obama administration — in negotiations with 11 nations — is pursuing terms that will make medicine less affordable (less accessible via the Internet).
Take a look for yourself at the Trans-Pacific Partnership document. The full document speaks for itself, as Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) reported earlier this week, along with all the names of the bipartisan opposition in Congress.
Obama may have the hardest-hitting administration when it comes to enforcing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA and ADAAA), but clearly the operative word in this law is “American.” How disappointing that Obama protects Big Pharma over protecting persons with disabilities, and promotes preventative healthcare only on the domestic front.