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Bad medicine : the prescription drug industry in the third world

Author: Milton Silverman; Mia Lydecker; Philip R Lee
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Univ. Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows how local drug firms in the Third World have taken advantage of loose regulatory practices and unscrupulous behavior on the part of regional and national health care professionals to promote  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Milton Silverman; Mia Lydecker; Philip R Lee
ISBN: 0804716692 9780804716697
OCLC Number: 231469833
Description: XVII, 359 Seiten
Contents: Preface A note about the authors 1. The patients: health for all by - when? 2. Drug labelling: how safe? how deadly? 3. The companies: heroes or villains? 4. The great generics controversy 5. The dipyrone affair 6. The case of the deadly pregnancy test 7. Bangladesh and the noble experiment 8. The drug swindlers 9. So shines a good deed 10. Ammunition for the consumers 11. Consumer power: the Hansson/Ciba-Geigy connection 12. The essential role of government 13. hard choices Appendix References Index.
Responsibility: Milton Silverman ; Mia Lydecker ; Philip R. Lee.
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