April 25, 2007
More on That Abbott-Thailand Standoff
HIV/AIDS activists are calling for a global boycott of Abbott Laboratories products to protest the company’s handling of a generics standoff with the Thai government. Protestors say recent Abbott moves to lower drug prices are part of an effort to pressure Thailand not to manufacture generic versions of Abbott drugs. US ambassador to Thailand Ralph Boyce, Jr.weighed in on the subject this week by recommending that Thai officials negotiate fair drug prices directly with drug companies.
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