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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

Label
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
Summary
"In Prescription for the People, Fran Quigley diagnoses our inability to get medicines to the people who need them and then prescribes the cure. He delivers a clear and convincing argument for a complete shift in the global and U. S. approach to developing and providing argument for a complete shift in the global and U.S. approach to developing and providing essential medicines -- and a primer on how to make that change happen." --
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Assigning source
Back cover
Cataloging source
NIC/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quigley, Fran
Dewey number
338.4/36150973
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9666.4
LC item number
.Q54 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2017 I-760
  • QV 736 AA1
Series statement
The culture and politics of health care work
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drugs
  • Prescription pricing
  • Drug accessibility
  • Pharmaceutical policy
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Health care reform
  • Fees, Pharmaceutical
  • Drug Industry
  • Drug Industry
  • Health Care Reform
  • Health Policy
  • Patient Rights
  • United States
  • United States
  • Drug accessibility
  • Drugs
  • Health care reform
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Pharmaceutical policy
  • Prescription pricing
  • United States
  • MEDICAL / Health Policy
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Political Advocacy
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disease & Health Issues
Label
Prescription for the people : an activist's guide to making medicine affordable for all, Fran Quigley
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-236) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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 United States 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
981116453
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 243 pages
Isbn
9781501713750
Lccn
2017020499
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)981116453
Label
Prescription for the people : an activist's guide to making medicine affordable for all, Fran Quigley
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-236) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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 United States 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
981116453
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 243 pages
Isbn
9781501713750
Lccn
2017020499
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)981116453

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