Pharmaceutical

Carnage and corruption: upstart Mexican cartel's path to top

In barely four years, a little-known criminal gang has grown to challenge the world's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, for domination of the Mexican underworld, unleashing a new tide of violence.

Jeder zehnte Arzt ließ sich für Medikamentenstudien bezahlen

Pharmaceutical companies have paid millions of euros to doctors in Germany last year to participate in drug trials. A far-reaching accusation is that this is ultimately an unacceptable donation to doctors and thus corruption.
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Exclusive - GSK faces new corruption allegations, this time in Romania

Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK.L), which was fined a record 3 billion yuan (308.94 million pounds) for Corruption in China last year and is examining possible staff misconduct elsewhere, faces new allegations of Bribery in Romania.
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UK investigator says Chinese officials mistreated him to get GSK confession

A British corporate investigator freed from a Chinese jail last week has accused officials there of deliberately withholding medical treatment to try to force him to confess to a role in a scandal involving drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) (GSK.L).
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Big Pharma and governments are 'turning a blind eye to corruption', report claims

A quarter of medicines consumed in low and middle-income countries are falsified or sub-standard, according to a report World governments and Big Pharma companies are "turning a blind eye” to Bribery and Corruption that allows a few to make vast profits while damaging the health of many of the poorest people on Earth, a new report has claimed.
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STT: kai kuriose ligoninėse grubiai pažeidžiami pacientų interesai įmonė gydytojų kyšiams galėjo skirti daugiau kaip 0,5 mln. litų

Special Investigation Service of Lithuania evaluated non-transparent agreements between pharmacy companies and doctors. The situation is preoccupying in some hospitals, such as Jurbarkas hospital and Taurage hospital. One corruption scheme between one company and more than 100 doctors has been investigated. Doctors were given bribes and have recommended only specific costly products for their patients. Only in 2014 the company could have spent 140 000 Eur for bribes for doctors.

? korupcines ?iauli? ligonin?s schemas buvo ?traukta ir vaistin? (Kriminalai)

Corruption scheme in the Hospital of Šiauliai, pharmacy has been also allegedly involved. The director is suspected of trafficking influence

Boss at heart of Romanian scandal over diluted disinfectant dies in car crash

The head of pharma company embroiled in a multimillion-euro medical fraud scandal dies in car crash
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Reţeaua cancerului: 77 de medici oncologi acuzaţi de luare de mită de DNA

77 oncologists were indicted by anti-corruption prosecutors with taking bribes after a pharmaceutical company paid vacations for them in India.
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Glyphosat: Möglicher Interessenskonflikt bei Pflanzenschutzmittel-Bewertung

Two members of the panel JMPR that the pesticide glyphosate has classified as harmless, a possible conflict of interest is charged. Both the chairman and the deputy chairman of JMPR have held leading positions at ILSI, a network, which is funded by companies from the food industry.

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