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India celebrates Novartis ruling

It is refreshing to hear a piece of good news that will impact on people living in poverty across the globe, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Health India Law Pharmaceuticals Poverty

Novartis 0 – World’s Poor 1

While he celebrates India’s Supreme Court ruling on a cancer drug patent, Nick Harvey warns the war for affordable medicines is not over.

Filed in: Health India Law Pharmaceuticals

Factory farms make antibiotics weaker

Chris Grezo on drug-resistant killer bacteria disproportionately killing people in the Majority World.

Filed in: Agriculture Animals Food Health Pharmaceuticals

India’s whitening obsession goes vaginal

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is horrified by the latest addition to the global skin-lightening fetish as women are encouraged to bleach down below.

Filed in: Feminism India Pharmaceuticals

Mental health – The Facts

Prevalence, provision, dangerousness and discrimination-related figures for mental illness worldwide: a zoomable infographic.

Filed in: Mental Health Pharmaceuticals

A healthy mind in a healthy society

Mental health shouldn’t just be about individuals, we need strong communities too. Dinyar Godrej makes the case.

Filed in: Drugs Equality Mental Health Pharmaceuticals Society

Novartis vs India: the showdown approaches

As the pharmaceutical giant attempts to win over the Supreme Court, Simon Reid-Henry warns that India’s generic drugs revolution is under threat.

Filed in: India Pharmaceuticals

Johnson & Johnson shuns poor people with HIV

On World AIDS Day, a stark reminder of how Big Pharma drug patents deny HIV treatment to the developing world.

Filed in: Health Pharmaceuticals

Novartis vs India: the court will decide

Generic Indian drugs are saving lives around the world. But if the Supreme Court rules in favour of Big Pharma, all that could change.

Filed in: Health India Pharmaceuticals

Cuba makes cancer breakthrough

A new vaccine could give hope to millions – if Big Pharma doesn’t get its hands on it first, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Cuba Health Pharmaceuticals

Patent busting

Corporate Power

Filed in: Pharmaceuticals Thailand

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