WHO and the pharmaceutical industry

  • Showing the connection between the World Health Organization and the pharmaceutical industry, first, there is the World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Pharmaceutical Policy. This site/center describes itself as:

    "The CCPP conducts pharmaceutical policy training courses in the US and abroad; trains fellows in pharmaceutical policy research; works with WHO and other international partners on joint research initiatives to improve use of medicines; develops interventions for medicines-related policy and behavior change and methods to evaluate their impact; and provides a global forum for exchanging research results and identifying new issues in the field. One important initiative of the Center is the development and regional implementation of a training courses on use of prescribing and dispensing data for medicines policy research to strengthen urgently needed skills of managers and analysts of the rapidly expanding government and private insurance programs in many non-industrialized countries."

  • Effect Measure is "a forum for progressive public health discussion and argument as well as a source of public health information from around the web that interests the editor(s)." They have a primer on the WHO and the WHO's connection to big pharma.

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