Frank Honigsbaum, 4 October 1984
Show More Roche versus Adams by Stanley Adams.
Cape, 236 pp., £8.95, January 1984, 9780224021807Show More
Prescriptions for Death: The Drugging of the Third World by Milton Silverman, Philip Lee and Mia Lydecker.
California, 186 pp., £13.55, November 1982, 0 520 04721 4Show More
The Pharmaceutical Industry and Dependency in the Third World by Gary Gereffi.
Princeton, 291 pp., £21.60, November 1983, 0 691 07645 6Show More
Corporate Crime in the Pharmaceutical Industry by John Braithwaite.
Routledge, 440 pp., £25, March 1984, 0 7102 0049 8Show More
“... pharmaceutical firms appear to act without fear of retribution. In Prescriptions for Death, Milton Silverman and his colleagues show how drugs which have been banned in the industrial world may be sold to an unsuspecting public in a developing country. The practice is known as ‘drug-dumping’. But that is not the only offence: equally dangerous ...”