TITLE

GlaxoSmithKline tops the list of companies making drugs accessible to poor countries

AUTHOR(S)
Jack, Andrew
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/21/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7658, p1396
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author reports on actions taken by drug manufacturers in Europe in assisting poor countries throughout the world in purchasing medicine. Actions taken by several companies in assisting countries in the developing world are mentioned, including GlaxoSmithKline. Comparisons are made between the efforts made by European and American companies in assisting poor countries in affording medicine. The opinions of Wim Leereveld, the founder of the foundation the Access to Medicines Index, regarding the differences in actions taken by European and American companies in assisting poor countries are mentioned.
ACCESSION #
32970542

 

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