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Localization Barriers To Trade In Medicines And Health Care Products: The Tricky Business Of Balancing Competing Interests

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There is a clear tension at a global level between the need for the international movement of pharmaceutical products and the need for access to affordable medicines to support a sustainable health care system. Lincoln Tsang examines the global environment and suggests it is something that the British medicines and health care products industries will need to bear in mind when considering the prospect of the UK leaving the EU under WTO terms, as some are advocating.

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