Which Big Drug Companies Are Helping the Poor? Here’s the List
Donald G McNeil Jr covers the 2016 Access to Medicine Index, with a focus on the power of company CEO’s to set the pace of change.
The list was created by Wim Leerveld, a Dutch former pharmaceutical executive, and grew with early support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Dutch and British governments. At first, many drug companies ignored its requests for information.
Now, virtually all cooperate. Some have created global health divisions and even compete to do well on the list…