How Expensive Is Drug Innovation?

High prices for patented drugs are quite often attributed to the exorbitant cost of drug innovation, by the global pharma players. This argument is played, replayed again, again… and again by them, in various ways and forms, especially when many … Continue reading

“Big Pharma’s Satanic Plot is Genocide”: South Africa Roars

In a recent interview, the Health Minister of South Africa (SA) Mr. Aaron Motsoaledi reportedly made the above comment. The background: As reported in the interview and also indicated in an article in this blog, the Trade and Industry Department of SA, … Continue reading