"Corruption in any one of the critical decision points in the pharmaceutical system can be detrimental to a country’s ability to improve the health of its population." [World Banki]
The Pharmaceutical industry rakes in $500 billion globally–$230 billion in North America–57% of revenues is on marketing.Read More
2005 was a year in which some of Big Pharma’s clandestine relationships with an army of bought-and- paid- for minions in academia,
government, congress, the media, and front organizations were uncovered–in courtrooms, investigative books, reports and films.
Grassley Pushes FDA: Transparency, Accountability & Independence / Whistleblowers are essential Witnesses Wed, 8 Jun 2005 The FDA has once again demonstrated bad faith when it appointed an industry biased panel to monitor drug safety. The Washington Post reports that FDA safety officer Dr. David Graham, who blew the whistle on FDA’s failure to protect…Read More
60 Minutes: Insider’s Rx for Drug Costs – Peter Rost Hits a Homer! Mon, 6 Jun 2005 Dr. Peter Rost, vice-president of marketing, Pfizer Corp., has blown the lid off the pharmaceutical industry and its misrepresentation of why the American taxpayer is being fleeced by drug companies who charge the US consumer as much as…Read More