The TED link below provides a really good discussion about the fact that big pharma makes it’s money entirely from markups. Of course they’re going to spend all their time working on the diseases of the wealthy. We need to help them refocus on helping 99% of the world. Every day one-third of deaths are due to poverty-related lack of basic health care. Anyone who thinks this is a good way to do things must have a serious stake in the status quo.
- Big Pharma Seven Diseases Hopes You Get in 2012 | Scoop News (mybetter4you.wordpress.com)
- $1 billion for ‘synthetic’ pharma royalties (finance.fortune.cnn.com)
- Bleak forecast puts Eli Lilly’s ambitious R&D game plan to the test (fiercebiotech.com)
- Pharma 2012: Hard Times Before the Harvest (pharmexec.com)