It’s a worrying time for the poor and the sick two cases brought to india’s courts by transnational pharmaceutical companies could massively affect whether people in the global south can. The south african president, thabo mbeki, believes that poverty and antiretroviral drugs are the cause of aids 2-5 his pseudoscientific beliefs may contribute to the unnecessary death of. Some drug companies target poor, uneducated populations in india to participate in clinical trials, yet only a fraction of them are compensated medical rights activist anand rai filed a.
Poor people cannot afford drugs, and drug companies make investments that yield the highest returns the chief executive of novartis, a drug company with a history of social responsibility. Drug companies appear to be cheating governments out of tax revenues that could be invested in healthcare they are pricing medicines out of the reach of poor people. The philippine drug war refers to the drug policy of the philippine government under president rodrigo estimates of the death toll vary − news organizations have put the figure at over.
The people in charge of coding each death — called nosologists — have to differentiate between deaths due to drug overdose and those due to the long-term effects of drug abuse, which get a. For years, major pharmaceutical companies have been testing new drugs in developing countries like india the practice is forbidden, but the use of subcontractors makes it difficult to. If people want free drugs for the poor let the government subsidise the drugs at taxpayer expense, not shareholder expense geoff sutton, usa those of you who advocate forcing drug companies.
When drug companies dodge tax, it is the poorest in society who suffer the most as governments seek to balance their budgets by cutting essential services and raising other forms of tax.
He accused drugs companies of ‘gaming the system’ by spending twice as much on marketing than on research may have resulted in up to 2,900 people suffering a heart attack or death from. “drug companies appear to be cheating governments out of tax revenues that could be invested in healthcare they are pricing medicines out of the reach of poor people.
The world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies appear to be dodging an for the death of one woman every two minutes across the globe outlines how the companies undermine poor people’s.