• Manchester – Why Aren’t You More Angry?

    Manchester – Why Aren’t You More Angry?0

    Recently online gossip and food review site Manchester Confidential asked why people in the city are so angry. But if you just care to open your eyes there is plenty to object to. In telling us everything is in fact fine, Confidential fell in to one of the classic traps. They based a ‘state of

  • North-South : The Deadly Divide

    North-South : The Deadly Divide0

    Academics have found further evidence of health inequalities in England. Strikingly, they found that people in the north of England are 20 per cent more likely to die before the age of 75 than those in the south. Since the mid-1990s, the number of deaths among people between the ages of 25 and 44 have

  • How Patent Manipulation by Drug Companies Endangers Lives

    How Patent Manipulation by Drug Companies Endangers Lives0

      By exploiting the patent system to keep generic drugs off the market, Big Pharma makes lifesaving medicines unaffordable to many in need.  In this video Tahir Amin, co-director of the Initiative for Medicines, Access, and Knowledge, explains how it works, and what his group is doing to stop it. Learn more: http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org  

  • Drug Prices are Harming Patients

    Drug Prices are Harming Patients0

    • UK
    • January 15, 2014

    Right across the continent health budgets are under pressure due to austerity programmes. In the UK, a leading group of cancer experts has spoken out saying huge drug prices charged by pharmaceutical companies are putting patients at risk. The message is stark. Over 100 physicians have warned reasonable prices are “a necessity to save the