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Unstable countries a biosecurity threat – Expert reaction

John Kerr posted in on June 15th, 2016.

New Zealand could dramatically reduce outbreaks of invasive species if it selectively chose its international trade partners, suggests new research. Reviewing almost 50,000 exotic species border interceptions from the last 10 years, Victoria University researchers have identified the types of countries most likely to be a source of imported exotic invaders. Read more about the […]

Trade deals and healthcare – Prof John McMillan

John Kerr posted in on June 12th, 2015.

On the university of Otago Bioethics Centre blog, centre Director Prof John McMillan writes about the leaked details of the Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations that relate to PHARMAC and the health system in New Zealand. An excerpt (read in full here): ‘Fairness for Healthcare Technologies’: some detail on the risks to PHARMAC at last? Calls […]

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