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Pfizer acquired Wyeth in October 2009

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2012; Rating American Workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality

Author: Human Rights Campaign Foundation

...[T]he Corporate Equality Index [CEI] represents [how] corporate America...prioritize[s] the protection, recruitment and retention of LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender] employees...[S]uccessful U.S. businesses have proven...that LGBT...

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14 November 2011

India: Pharmaceutical firms allegedly violated intl. ethical standards when they funded clinical trials on survivors of Bhopal gas tragedy

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14 November 2011

Without consent: how drugs companies exploit Indian 'guinea pigs'

Author: Andrew Buncombe & Nina Lakhani, Independent [UK]

Western pharmaceutical companies have seized on India over the past five years as a testing ground for drugs – making the most of…loose regulations which help dramatically cut research costs…Between 2007 and 2010, at least 1,730 people died in India...

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27 October 2011

[PDF] full report: "The Institute for Legal Reform: The U.S. Chamber’s Corporate Conduit"

Author: US Chamber Watch

[provides the names of "independent directors of the Institute for Legal Reform, as reported by the ILR’s 2009 tax returns (the most recent year such data is available)" - who are from the following companies: Kirkland and Ellis LLP; Greenberg Traurig...

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26 October 2011

Overview of the US Chamber of Commerce' "Institute for Legal Reform": Lobbies on issues affecting human rights such as Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Dodd-Frank reforms

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27 September 2011

Gavi steps up child vaccine funding programme

Author: Mark Tran, Guardian [UK]

The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (Gavi) said...it will provide more funding for developing countries to introduce vaccines against severe diarrhoea and pneumonia, two leading causes of child deaths. Gavi, a public-private partnership...

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1 February 2011

[PDF] Putting Contract Research Organisations on the Radar: An exploratory study on the outsourcing of clinical trials by pharmaceutical companies to contract research organisations in non-traditional trial regions

Author: Mariëtte van Huijstee & Irene Schipper, SOMO, Salud y Fármacos, Centre for Studies in Ethics and Rights

The ultimate goal of this study is to persuade all the actors…to take responsibility to protect the human rights of clinical trial participants in non-traditional trial regions…[A]ccording to international regulations, pharmaceutical companies remain...

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24 November 2010

Pfizer Loses Appeal of $58 Million Prempro Jury Award [USA]

Author: Phil Milford and Jef Feeley, Bloomberg

Pfizer…must pay a $57.6 million jury award to three women who alleged the pills caused their cancers, the state’s highest court ruled. The Nevada Supreme Court concluded...Pfizer’s Wyeth unit responsible for hiding the breast-cancer risks of its...

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25 May 2010

Pfizer Rapamune Lawsuit: Pharma Giant's Subsidiary Accused Of Targeting 'High-Risk' Black Patients For Unapproved Use Of Drug [USA]

Author: Marcus Baram, Huffington Post

In a stunning whistleblower lawsuit, the world's largest pharmaceutical company is being sued over the dangerous practice of illegally promoting a kidney transplant drug for unapproved uses -- and targeting African-Americans, even though they are at...

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14 September 2009

USA: Report finds number of companies with top ratings for lesbian & gay policies increased 20% despite recession

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