Big Pharma
Public pharma for Europe, a game-changer for access to medicines

A growing number of organizations in Europe is demanding a complete overhaul of regional pharma policies in order to protect people’s health over profits

COVID vaccine contracts South Africa Health activists reveal Big Pharma’s COVID-19 vaccine heist in South Africa

In a bid for transparency, health activists and civil society in South Africa have published the details of COVID-19 vaccine contracts between pharmaceutical giants and government. This follows a Pretoria High Court order instructing the Department of Health to disclose the contracts and proceedings of meetings pertaining to the procurement of vaccine doses

Millions of people in the US ration medicine as Big Pharma fights to keep prices high

A new CDC study shows that 9 million people are trying to save money by rationing medication, as pharmaceutical giants rally against price checks

What does the UK-India FTA mean for Indians’ right to healthcare?

The UK-India FTA could have a drastic impact on the cost of drugs as well as the timely entry of generic medicines in India and other developing countries.

At ManiFiesta, a different health system is no mere vision

At ManiFiesta, the fest of solidarity, Medics for the People sparked discussions about pressing problems in the health system in Belgium, offering people-centered, public alternatives

Scientists call upon European Union to build public pharma production capacities

Dozens of scientists, health activists, and health officers in the EU are gathering support for building public capacities for pharmaceutical production and breaking ties with industry

Health movement in South Korea fights for universal access to medicines

Civil society in South Korea renewed its commitment to ensure universal access to medicines and public pharmaceutical production, building on decades of mobilization

Access to health summit Access to medicines summit urges for more decisive action against Big Pharma domination

Activists and academics discussed future of the access to medicines movement at the Global Summit on Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Istanbul at the end of July

Medics for the People Belgium Medics for the People has a radical plan to rebuild healthcare in Belgium and Europe

Medics for the People has been providing primary health care to people in Belgium for more than 50 years. They recently launched a new mission statement outlining their main streams of work for the upcoming period

Importance of TRIPS flexibilities under the Doha Declaration on Public Health

NewscClick’s Prabir Purkayastha and immunologist Dr. Satyajit Rath discuss the TRIPS waiver and the larger question of intellectual property rights and public health

Jeremy Corbyn: It’s not enough to resist—we have to build, too

We don’t face multiple separate crises. The system itself is the crisis and must be overcome, replaced and transformed.