The Lancet medical journal says TPP threatens health and calls for release of text

February 14, 2015 Leading Australian and NZ medical experts have joined others from TPP countries in the International Medical Journal The Lancet to warn that the TPP threatens health and to call for public release and wide discussion of the text of the secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).

The Lancet article is signed by 27 health leaders in Australia, Canada, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, USA, and Vietnam, including leaders of the World Medical Association and World Federation of Public Health Associations. They are pressing for the TPP to be transparent and its broad health impacts to be assessed – before it is signed. Read the full article here