Posts Tagged ‘Ethics’

Africa Health Comes to Town

Posted on: June 9th, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

For the past three days, the Africa Health Exhibition and Congress took place at the Gallagher Convention Centre at Midrand, half way […]

A Tale of Greed

Posted on: April 21st, 2017 by admin 4 Comments

Last month we reported that Swiss pharmaceutical manufacturer Roche, which owns the patent for the breast cancer drug Herceptin, had set the […]

What’s Happening in Korea?

Posted on: January 27th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Much of the news emanating from South Korea recently has been decidedly negative. The country’s parliament voted to impeach President […]

The Rise of Consumer Advertising

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

New Zealand and the United States are the only two countries in the world that permit the advertising of prescription […]

First, Do No Harm

Posted on: September 19th, 2014 by admin

Susan Bewley There is currently a debate raging in the United Kingdom, highlighted in the correspondence section of this week’s British Medical […]

Ethics and Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

Posted on: January 13th, 2012 by admin

Fifteen years ago the National Institutes of Health in the USA convened a panel to reach consensus on whether regular mammograms should […]