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17 August 2006

[PPT] presentation: "Benchmarking AIDS: Evaluating pharmaceutical company responses to the public health crisis in emerging markets"

Author: Daniel Rosan, Program Director for Public Health, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility [USA]

[identifies pharmaceutical best practice in key areas including research, paediatric needs, drug accessibility, reporting, philanthropy, political engagement; rates 15 top pharmaceutical firms on each practice: Abbott Laboratories, AstraZeneca,...

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14 August 2006

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility - new report on pharmaceutical firms' responses to AIDS

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14 August 2006

New Report: Top pharma companies fail to address industry best practices on HIV/AIDS

Author: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility [USA]

The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility released a comprehensive scorecard evaluating the pharmaceutical industry's efforts in the fight against HIV/AIDS...The ICCR report highlights the large disparities between industry best practices in...

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17 July 2006

Global health feature: Taking the Global Pulse - Threats and Solutions

Author: Zarrin T. Caldwell, OneWorld US

With an eye toward their bottom lines, big pharmaceutical companies typically invest in research and development for new drugs and vaccines that promise a profit...[the] companies generally assert that they have played an important role in developing...

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19 June 2006

The 25 Noteworthy Companies [USA]

Author: DiversityInc

The 25 Noteworthy Companies were close to making The 2006 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list and all excel in at least one, and in most cases several, of the four areas we measure—CEO commitment, human capital, corporate communications and supplier...

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1 June 2006

Consumers Intl. says 20 top drug companies' marketing practices mislead the public on drug safety

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1 June 2006

[PDF] Branding the Cure: A consumer perspective on Corporate Social Responsibility, Drug Promotion and the Pharmaceutical Industry

Author: Consumers International

Main findings: Limited transparency in reporting CSR information...New marketing tactics may not be to consumers’ benefit...Breaches of regulations and CSR codes occur with regular frequency showing weak industry self-regulation...Strong and effective...

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1 June 2006
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Author: Consumers International

Resultados principales: Transparencia limitada a la hora de informar sobre RSE...Las nuevas tácticas de publicidad pueden no beneficiar a los consumidores...Las violaciones de los reglamentos y códigos de RSE ocurren con frecuencia periódica, lo cual...

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1 June 2006
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Author: Consumers International

Les principaux résultats: Transparence limitée en matière de signalement des informations relatives à la RSE...Il se peut que les nouvelles tactiques marketing ne soient pas dans l’intérêt des consommateurs...Des violations des règlements et codes RSE...

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1 April 2006

Public health, innovation and intellectual property rights

Author: Commission on Intellectual Property Rights, Innovation & Public Health, World Health Organization (WHO)

Developing countries are...largely dependent on the products of innovation designed principally to meet the health-care needs of developed countries. In some cases these products meet their needs...but in others, no treatments are available for...

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