Tagged: access to medicines
Rich country donors and the World Bank are wasting money and risking lives by continuing to push unproven and discredited private healthcare programs in poor countries. Oxfam’s warning comes in a new report ‘Blind Optimism: Challenging the myths about private health care in poor countries’.
Aggressive patenting costs lives, says Oxfam. Legal maneuvering by multinational companies restricting access to essential medicines contradicts their encouraging words at the International AIDS Conference.