Tag: prescription drugs
Economic parity in health emergence: Sanders' rallying cry for global equity in WHO pandemic accord.
Sanders demanded a probe of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) patent proposal in a letter to Christi Grimm, inspector general of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
"This is the biggest defeat Big Pharma has ever suffered—and it won't be the last. We are going to keep fighting until every single person in America can get the medications they need."
The best way to get alternatives to the current patent system was to have examples of successful drugs developed without relying on patent monopolies.
"No one's religious beliefs should ever prevent access to essential lifesaving medication."
A federal judge in Ohio found the pharmacy chains accountable for filling prescriptions even after suspecting doctors were operating pill mills.
The new campaign is calling on President Biden to take executive action to lower drug prices.
"Outrageously high prescription drug prices are now even higher."
"Allowing Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices and then reinvesting those savings back into the program to expand services further strengthens our path towards universal coverage for all."