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Health Action International (HAI) presents a free, online encyclopaedia of the politics of medicines from the perspective of HAI’s expert network of consumer groups, non-governmental organisations, health care professionals, academics, media and individual partners in more than 70 countries. This is a comprehensive, easy-to-use and accessible resource for a broad audience that is engaged, or interested, in health advocacy, activism, civil society capacity building, or public health outcomes of the medicines market.
What’s Special About This Project?
- Directed at a broad audience
- Provides an up-to-date exploration of the world of medicines and the challenges and controversies it presents to society
- Easily useable and accessible reference source
- Written by experts in the field from HAI’s network for their high level of insight and independence from private interests
AAre academia–pharma partnerships essential for novel drug discovery in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic?, Joel LexchinAvailability, prices and affordability of UN Commission’s lifesaving medicines for reproductive and maternal health in Uganda, Denis Kibira, Freddy Eric Kitutu, Gemma Buckland Merrett & Aukje K. Mantel-Teeuwisse
BBarriers to accessing internationally controlled essential medicines in sub-saharan Africa: A scoping review, Gaby I Ooms, Janneke van Oirschot, Denise de Kant, et al.
CCan a pharma company change? Profit, not altruism, motivates COVID-19 vaccine development, Joel Lexchin
DDrugs for Neglected Diseases initiative; Best Science for the Most Neglected, Eva van Beek and Jean-François Alesandrini
PPromotion to Consumers: Responding to Patient Requests for Advertised Medicines, Barbara Mintzes, Les Toop and Dee ManginPharmaceutical company responses to Canadian opioid advertising restrictions: A framing analysis, Daniel Eisenkraft Klein, Dr. Joel Lexchin, Abhimanyu Sud and Itai Bavli
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