11 May 2020

How to cope with ever rising pharmaceutical prices?

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The impact of excessive prices of pharmaceuticals can be utmost severe. Not only can it result in inequality in access to health care, distortion of market competition and economic strain on health budgets, it can cost lives. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, discussions on the cost of human lives versus sustaining healthy economies attract a lot of attention in the public debate. On top of this, the global crisis has created a window of opportunity for companies to gouge up prices on essential health care items yet again. Please follow the link to read the full interview of Behrang Kianzad, PHD-Fellow in Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL).: https://globalhealth.ku.dk/news/2020/how-to-cope-with-ever-rising-pharmaceutical-prices/