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Lecture 11

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thLecture 11Big Pharma and Women March 27 2012OutlineProfile of Pharmaceutical Industry in CanadaBenefits and Disadvantages of DrugsThe Impact of Big Pharma on Womens HealthLate 19201970 was the prohibition movementA lot of money is spent on drugs Generic drugs are cheaper and are as effective as brand named drugsBy 1996 profits for drug sector shot upTotal spendinghospital vs drugs vs doctors and value of new active substances drugs with molecules that have never been marketed beforeBenefits of drugs Dropin death rate for diseases that were treated with pharmaceuticalsRole of pharmaceuticals was important especially in HIVAIDS By 1997 people were able to live longer because of drugs but in the poor countriescontinents like Africa Haiti and India people still do not have access to drugs for treatmentDisadvantages of drugsMost new drugs have no significant therapeutic advantage Only the ones that were beneficial were the antiretroviralPromotion of drugs is costly 5 billion is spent on drugs in Canada and75billion is spent on the promotion of drugsSome drugs have adverse reaction1020hospitalized people 50years5all admission to medical wards15 of patients wil
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