Headquarters in India
Ranbaxy Laboratories website: http://www.ranbaxy.com
Author: Sangeeta Singh, rediff.com
...there is little corporate preparedness [in India] for it [HIV/AIDS] so, today, should you discover that a colleague has picked up the debilitating virus, chances are he or she will be fired under some pretext...On the positive side, there's...
Interview: Harvey E. Bale [Director General, International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations] - Patents, access to drugs is the issue
Author: M G Arun, Financial Express [India]
All countries have patent safeguards and have the right and ability to implement compulsory licensing in emergency circumstances...It is important for India and the rest of the world to have a good balance between implementation of innovation policies...
Author: Andrew Jack, Financial Times
..."There is no real strategic approach, no real global leadership, and the policymakers are avoiding every thorny issue," says Ellen 't Hoen, head of Médecins sans Frontières' campaign for access to essential medicines...[M]edicines have become more...
Merck agrees on the importance of making our medicines available to those who need them. That is why we implemented a clear, straightforward HIV pricing policy more than four years ago. Under this policy, Merck makes no profit on the sale of our...
Author: Andrew Jack, Financial Times
While neglected diseases such as malaria and tuberculosis infect millions of people every year and kill hundreds of thousands, their concentration in low-income countries that have little ability to pay means the drugs industry has long turned its...
Global health activists...stepped up pressure against a controversial Indian patents bill that would bar firms from producing cheap copies of brand name drugs, saying it threatened millions of people living with HIV-AIDS and cancer around the world. ...
[PDF] Increasing people’s access to essential medicines in developing countries: a framework for good practice in the pharmaceutical industry
Author: UK Department for International Development (DFID)
Responsibility for increasing access to essential medicines rests with the whole international community...In this context there is a particular role for pharmaceutical companies. As the producers of existing, and developers of new, medicines they can...
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Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)
[Updated Jan 2005] The database has been compiled by the ICFTU, based on publicly available information. It is a database of companies which appear, from the information available, to have some form of relationship with Burma...This list is not...
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