Published in Health and Medicine Week, August 2nd, 2004
When the Thai Government Pharmaceutical Organization started producing the three-drug pill in March 2002, monthly treatment for one person plummeted to $30 from $500-$750.
Thailand is one of the few countries making generic anti-AIDS drugs after overcoming challenges by European and U.S. pharmaceutical giants in a global patent fight that raised the question: What is more important - trade rules or people's lives'
The 146-nation World Trade...
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