Public Health and Social Jusitce

Pharmaceutical Industry

 

pharm.jpgArticles and slide shows on the pharmaceutical industry; testimony re state bills.

Slide Shows:

*bayer cipro factory farms anthrax.ppt
Slide show covering the relationship between bayer, overuse of agricultural antibiotics, and the anthrax scare

Drug industry and clinicians – Steven Miles
Slide show covering drug company-sponsored research, drug marketing in medical education, and consumer marketing, by Steven Miles, MD

Ethical aspects of global care & drug development – stone
Slide show covering drug development, neglected tropical diseases, NGOs, and the pharmeceutical industry, by Judy Stone, MD

Drug companies in developing countries – Joel Lexchin
Ethics, Drugs, and the Developing World: What Should we Expect of the Pharmaceutical Industry, by Joel Lexchin, MD

Off-Label Marketing of Neurontin and the Need for Warnings – Egilman, 2009
Case study by Dr. David Egilman

Science, Religion, and the Pharmaceutical Industry – Egilman, 2009
How the pharmaceutical industry works like the mob – Dr. David Egilman

Vioxx Scandal, Vigor Trial, part I – Egilman, 2009
Analysis of data, drug pr0motion – Dr. David Egilman

Vioxx Scandal, Vigor Trial, part II – Egilman, 2009
Analysis of data, drug pr0motion – Dr. David Egilman

Pharmaceutical Industry Ethics.ppt
Slide presentation covering ethical and policy issues surrounding the pharmaceutical industry, early 2000s

Pharmaceutical Industry.ppt
Slide presentation covering the pharmaceutical industry, early 2000s

*pharmaceutical packaging waste.ppt
Slide show on research study on excess packaging waste in pharmaceutical samples

Unethical Clinical Trials in the Developing World – Almashat
Slide show on unethical pharmaceutical trials in the developing world, by Dr Sammy Almashat of Public Citizen’s Health Research Group

Where Have All the Trials Gone, and Ethical Aspects of the Shift Overseas – Stone
Analysis of the shift of drug trials overseas by Dr Judy Stone

Articles:

*AIDS Africa pharma – Oregonian lte.doc
Editorial re PHARMA lawsuit against South Africa concerning availability of generic anti-AIDS drugs

*Bayer – JAMA lte 12-04.doc
Unpublished letter re Bayer and the risks of cerevestatin

*Bayer – NEJM lte 11-06.doc
Unpublished letter re Bayer and the risks of aprotinin

Biomedical patents & eminent domain – JAMA lte 2-06.doc
Unpublished letter re biomedical patents, eminent domain, and the profit motive in medical research

drug approvals & profit motive – NEJM lte 8-06.doc
Unpublished letter re drug development and the profit motive

*Ethical Issues re Pharm Ind gifts
Article on ethical issues re pharmaceutical industry gifts

health services research and industry – JAMA lte.doc
Article re adverse consequences of secrecy and failure to publish on health services research and clinical recommendations

OR HB 2817 – pharm ind gift registration testimony.doc
Testimony before Oregon legislature re proposed bill to require reporting of pharmaceutical industry gifts to physicians

OR HB2817 re pharm ind gifts.intro.pdf
Proposed Oregon state bill requiring registration of pharmaceutical industry gifts to physicians

*pharm packaging waste – NEJM.doc
Research study on excess packaging waste in pharmaceutical samples

Research and profit – JAMA lte.doc
Unpublished letter re the profit motive in scientific research

*research, profits, & secrecy – NEJM lte 11-06.doc
Unpublished letter re research, profits, and secrecy

research, profits, & secrecy – NEJM lte 9-05.doc
Unpublished letter re research, profits, and secrecy

Video:

*Pharmaceutical Industry and Doctor-Patient Relationship (comments, video, 2010): see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIGwFQb0LGo&feature=related

External Links:

AMSA Scorecard (Conflict of Interest Policies at Academic Medical Centers: http://www.amsascorecard.org/

AMSA’s PharmFree Campaign: http://www.pharmfree.org/

Dietary Supplement Label Database (NIH): http://dsld.nlm.nih.gov/dsld/

Dollars for Docs: http://projects.propublica.org/docdollars/

Drug Alert: http://www.drugalert.org/

DrugWatch: http://www.drugwatch.com/

Ethical Dilemmas in Overseas Trials: http://conductingclinicalresearch.com/resources/Smith_EthicalAspectsofGlobalCareandDrugDevelopment_GWrev.ppt

Healthy Skepticism: http://www.healthyskepticism.org/home.php

Knowledge Ecology, International: http://keionline.org/

No Free Lunch: http://www.nofreelunch.org/aboutus.htm

PharmaSense: https://www.pharmashine.com/

PharmedOut: http://www.pharmedout.org/index.htm

Public Citizen’s Health Research Group: http://www.citizen.org/hrg/