Avaaz – Canada has almost done it!

  Dear friends across Canada, The access to medicines bill is almost law -- if we can get the Senate to vote on it! Last week, the House passed Bill C-393, which would get essential medicines to those most in need. If we can press the Conservatives to hold a vote now, we'll save lives. But if they stall in the Senate, we'll have to start from scratch after the election. Send a message to Conservative leaders supporting access to medicines: We've almost done it! Last week, … [Read more...]

care2-petitionsite – actionALERT

2.3 million children under the age of 15 are infected with HIV, and Canada can get them the medication they need. Urge Parliament to make life-saving drugs more available to the developing world. » In 2004, Parliament created "Canada's Access to Medicines Regime" (CAMR) with the goal of getting affordable medicine to people in the developing world, but the initiative was seriously flawed. Bill C-393 would fix it by making it easier to export life-saving AIDS drugs to developing countries. A … [Read more...]

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