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The Resource Prescription for the people : an activist's guide to making medicine affordable for all, Fran Quigley

Prescription for the people : an activist's guide to making medicine affordable for all, Fran Quigley

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Prescription for the people : an activist's guide to making medicine affordable for all
Title
Prescription for the people
Title remainder
an activist's guide to making medicine affordable for all
Statement of responsibility
Fran Quigley
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NIC/DLC
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1962-
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Quigley, Fran
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The culture and politics of health care work
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  • Drugs
  • Prescription pricing
  • Drug accessibility
  • Pharmaceutical policy
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Health care reform
Label
Prescription for the people : an activist's guide to making medicine affordable for all, Fran Quigley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
People everywhere are struggling to get the medicines they need -- The United States has a drug problem -- Millions of people are dying needlessly -- Cancer patients face particularly deadly barriers to medicines -- The current medicine system neglects many major diseases -- Corporate research and development investments are exaggerated -- The current system wastes billions on drug marketing -- The current system compromises physician integrity and leads to unethical corporate behavior -- Medicines are priced at whatever the market will bear -- Pharmaceutical corporations reap history-making profits -- The for-profit medicine arguments are patently false -- Medicine patents are extended too far and too wide -- Patent protectionism stunts the development of new medicines -- Governments, not private corporations, drive medicine innovation -- Taxpayers and patients pay twice for patented medicines -- Medicines are a public good -- Medicine patents are artificial, recent, and government-created -- The UnitedStates and big pharma play the bully in extending patents -- Pharma-pushed trade agreements steal the power of democratically elected governments -- Current law provides opportunities for affordable generic medicines -- There is a better way to develop medicines -- Human rights law demands access to essential medicines
Control code
z8sdcl b1881917
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 243 pages
Isbn
9781501713750
Lccn
2017020499
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Label
Prescription for the people : an activist's guide to making medicine affordable for all, Fran Quigley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
People everywhere are struggling to get the medicines they need -- The United States has a drug problem -- Millions of people are dying needlessly -- Cancer patients face particularly deadly barriers to medicines -- The current medicine system neglects many major diseases -- Corporate research and development investments are exaggerated -- The current system wastes billions on drug marketing -- The current system compromises physician integrity and leads to unethical corporate behavior -- Medicines are priced at whatever the market will bear -- Pharmaceutical corporations reap history-making profits -- The for-profit medicine arguments are patently false -- Medicine patents are extended too far and too wide -- Patent protectionism stunts the development of new medicines -- Governments, not private corporations, drive medicine innovation -- Taxpayers and patients pay twice for patented medicines -- Medicines are a public good -- Medicine patents are artificial, recent, and government-created -- The UnitedStates and big pharma play the bully in extending patents -- Pharma-pushed trade agreements steal the power of democratically elected governments -- Current law provides opportunities for affordable generic medicines -- There is a better way to develop medicines -- Human rights law demands access to essential medicines
Control code
z8sdcl b1881917
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 243 pages
Isbn
9781501713750
Lccn
2017020499
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.

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