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Public Eye Awards stops "most irresponsible company" vote as advocates say World Economic Forum is losing legitimacy
Author: Samuel Oakford, Vice News
"This Year in Davos, Opponents Aren't Even Bothering to Protest", 20 Jan 2016...
USA: Corporate Equality Index scores show improvement of measures taken by companies for LGBT workers
Author: Stellar Murumba, Business Daily (Kenya)
"Cancer, diabetes drugs lowered to Sh100 monthly from December"...
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Novartis has contributed more than CHF 500,000 to the Swiss Red Cross and € 50,000 worth of medicines to the Austrian Red Cross. Our generics division, Sandoz, is urgently working to provide essential medicines to others in need. The Red Cross has...
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Author: Consejo Empresarial Mundial para el Desarrollo Sostenible
“¿Qué significa aplicar los Principios Rectores de la ONU sobre las Empresas y los Derechos Humanos?”, 10 de Agosto de 2015...
Author: Damiano de Felice & Jayasree K Iyer, Access to Medicine Foundation, on Guardian (UK)
The pharmaceutical industry plays a fundamental role in achieving international development targets. This was recognised in the millennium development goals (MDGs), which explicitly mention that providing access to affordable essential drugs in low-...
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Improving maternal health and access to contraceptives: Pharmaceutical companies’ contribution to MDG 5
Author: Access to Medicine Foundation
Pharmaceutical companies operationalise commitments to MDG 5 with a variety of initiatives. Ten of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies are taking some action to improve access to maternal health and family planning, by making public...
Author: Aman Malik, International Business Times
India and the United States have a problem in the pharmaceuticals sector. And drug-makers in both countries will be keenly watching whether President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi can do anything about it when the former comes visiting...
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