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Time for costly medicine monopolies to go from TPP trade talks

Negotiators from 11 countries have been racing to resurrect the near-dead Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement before the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit this weekend.

The latest plan to get the controversial trade deal up and running again after the withdrawal of the United States involves freezing some of its controversial rules. These include rules for biologic drugs, an expensive class of medicines often used to treat conditions such as cancer and rheumatoid arthritis.

Image: Factory workers at GMH Adelaide in late 1960s

As deindustrialisation gathers pace, what does this mean for the health of local communities?

Many communities globally are facing considerable changes to employment conditions as economies lose their traditional manufacturing base and attempt to transition to an economy based on advanced manufacturing and knowledge based industries.

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The NBN and Australia's Digital Divide

Opinion piece by Ashley Schram in The Conversation

RegNet shines at 2017 World Congress on Public Health

RegNet scholars showcase latest research

RegNet welcomes Fran Baum as Honorary Professor

Professor Fran Baum, Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Public Health, and Director of the Southgate Institute of Health, Society and Equity at Flinders University has joined RegNet as Hon

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