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First, if medicines are made available to those who cannot afford them, this is a promotion of fundamental human rights. Specifically, this will help promote the access to health. Pharmaceutical companies have unique human rights responsibilities and this requires that they include the aspect of human rights in their operations (Nwobike, 2006). This industry has a human rights obligation of protecting the right to health to all. This then obligates them to make such drugs available to those who need them even if they may not be able to afford them. This is particularly the case when epidemics such as AIDS are considered. Pharmaceutical corporations should thus put mechanisms in place to ensure that a certain percentage of their profits are directed towards proving free medications to the poor. Just like many other corporations, the pharmaceutical industry has a big influence in promoting human rights, and providing free medications is one of the strategies that can be used to achieve this. Opponents of this view have argued that pharmaceutical companies are like any other corporations and hence should not be treated differently. It is argued that compelling them to provide free medicines would mean that they are treated unfairly. However, it is clear that their violations of human rights are manifested differently and are usually instant (Nwobike, 2006). In many cases, a patient who fails to receive the necessary medication ends up dying, or suffering permanent complications that affect their lives. This demands that in view of the human rights aspect, the pharmaceutical industry needs to be treated differently. Agencies charged with the responsibility of promoting human health, such as the World Health Organization (WHO), should play develop principles and frameworks that will help the pharmaceutical industry provide free medications to those who
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Market structure – This section analyzes the characteristics of the market that exists in the US pharmaceutical industry as well as comparison of the US market with other world markets. Producers and suppliers – This part discusses major producers and suppliers of pharmaceutical products in the US market and their performance by use of sales, R&D expenditure and net income as major indicators.
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This means that the hospital needs to have a way of getting the money for the services and expenses that they have incurred. This is generally done through reimbursement systems that rely on patients having health
g Advertising), unethical recruitment of physicians, physicians targeted promotions, researchers’ conflicts of interests and finally, data manipulation during drug trials, which are by no means ethical from any frame of reference. Activists and advocacy groups have long
They have weird operations like treating all pains with pills only, lack of physical examination, there is no examination of medical history, patients are directed to their pharmacies only, patients pick the medicine of their choice, and the mode of