Day: June 11, 2015

Government opens up medicine funding threat

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party If changes proposed in the Wikileaks documents were to come into effect New Zealand tax payers will pay more for health, Labours Acting Health spokesperson David Clark says. The health sector is already underfunded. Pharmac is a bright light …

Leaks prove Pharmac under threat from TPPA

Press Release – Green Party The latest Wikileaks documents prove the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) is a threat to Pharmac, and New Zealanders access to affordable medicine, the Green Party said today. The leaked documents include a series of principles and procedures …

TPP Transparency Chapter

Press Release – Wikileaks Today, Wednesday 10 June 2015, WikiLeaks publishes the Healthcare Annex to the secret draft “Transparency” Chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), along with each country’s negotiating position. The Healthcare Annex seeks …

TPPA document release shows pharmac will be undermined

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists The Government has serious questions to answer about how it plans to protect the countrys drugs-buying agency, Pharmac, following the release of a significant Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) document, says Ian Powell, Executive …

While You Were Sleeping: Stocks rally on Greek optimism

Article – BusinessDesk June 11 (BusinessDesk) – Equity markets in Europe and the US rallied after Bloomberg News reported that Germany may accept Greece committing to a staggered package of reforms, with at least one upfront, stoking speculation the indebted nation has more …