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Teva's 'Patient First' Initiative Highlights Struggle Against High Health Care Costs, Reminds Lawmakers of Reform Goals
Date:8/20/2009

tration and many members of Congress, would do just that - provide relief to people like Rob while introducing billions of dollars in savings for our healthcare system.

"Rob's story is just one of a number of Patient First stories that chronicle the struggles of patients across America," said Debra Barrett, Senior Vice President of Teva Pharmaceuticals USA. "The common thread is the hope for meaningful health care reform that provides relief to those that need it most. Their stories should remind Congress and the White House of what this debate is all about."

To learn more about Rob's story, and other like his, visit the Patient First initiative on-line at: www.yearofaffordablehealth.com/patients

Teva's Year of Affordable Healthcare is a nationwide campaign to recognize the important role that generic drugs play in providing competitive and more affordable healthcare. In addition, the campaign calls upon federal legislators to enact further reforms, including passage of a competitive regulatory approval pathway for generic biologics to increase American access to affordable and lifesaving medicines.

Individuals and organizations can to lend their voices to the Patient First initiative by contacting the Year of Affordable Healthcare campaign at info@yearofaffordablehealth.com

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