Big pharma and good corporate citizenship

Cassels, Alan
August 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/26/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 5, p411
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the Netherland-based Access to Medicine Foundation's minted social responsibility index, which will track and measure the attempts of individual drug companies in ensuring that access to efficiency and affordable medicine is part of their corporate business plan. Launched in June 2008, the index was formed by the Access to Medicine Foundation in the Netherlands. The Foundation aims to raise consciousness of the relevant issue of global access to medicine by ranking 20 of the world's largest drug companies by how well they perform around 28 key indicators grouped into 8 main criterion.


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