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India, China challenge big pharmaceutical companies in Africa

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Merck, Sanofi-Aventis and others are now able to build on their established positions to market their products to Africa’s growing middle classes.

It is obviously in the financial interests of such companies to promote the attractiveness of branded drugs and indeed there is a certain pharmaceutical brand-snobbery among more prosperous Africans in some countries. 520 more words

December 2014

Minutes Of The Meeting Held On Thursday 11 December 2014

The treasurer asked members to consider the stop loss levels for Optimal Payments and Skyepharma. Decided: to  increase the stop loss level of Optimal Payments to 20% and leave the level on Skyepharma unchanged, at 15%. 137 more words

Minutes Of Meetings

Re: Putting GlaxoSmithKline to the test over paroxetine

Dear Editor,

Over 70% of paroxetine studies registered at ClinicalTrials.gov (completion date before January 1st, 2011) remain unpublished. This problem is not unique to paroxetine because other blockbuster antidepressants (e.g., fluoxetine and sertraline) have not published over half of their studies.(1) More unpublished paroxetine studies can be identified analyzing data of other registers (e.g., Eudra CT, ISRCTN, Chi-CTR, among others) downloaded from WHO ICTRP.(2) 132 more words

Clinical Trials

Ebola Fraud 2014: Big Pharma Immunized from Legal Liability

It took less than 2 months for big pharma corporations to get what they wanted. In October I warned about the Reuters report that was meant to support the swift and successful completion of giving producers of experimental ebola vaccines and emergency measures full protection against future claims brought about by their victims. 418 more words


UK Roundup - Tue 9 Dec - Tesco sells markets a kitchen sink

The FTSE 100 fell sharply today, closing down 143 points at 6529, with only 6 of the 100 companies closing up.

Tesco** (TSCO, 174.9p, -6.62%) released it’s near-customary profit warning- and it was big. 295 more words

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