Health for Sale

Health for Sale

Streaming Video - 2012
Rate this:
Are the world's largest drug firms, paradoxically, major obstacles to creating a healthier world? This program examines the business ethics of Big Pharma, the ten pharmaceutical companies whose pretax profits were more than the combined take of the 490 other Fortune 500 companies but which spend comparatively little on the health needs of the developing world. Spokespeople for the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and from WHO debate the impact of drug companies' patenting, pricing, and product development strategies on global public health, with topics that include the TRIPS agreements and "astroturfing" tactics that convince doctors to recognize new diseases that require new medications.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2007

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Subject Headings

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at PPL.

Try searching for Health for Sale to see if PPL owns related versions of the work.


Suggest for Purchase

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top