Financially vulnerable people fall victim to the pharmaceutical companies' tests


In high-income countries, pharmaceutical research is highly regulated, while in low-income countries there is often a lack of clear ethical regulations.

Of: Isabella Overödder

The Corona pandemic has sparked discussions about whether new vaccines and medicines should be tested in low-income countries. It is a historical trend that drug research is carried out on economically disadvantaged people, while it is the richer people who ultimately have access to the medicines.

May 11, 2020, Report

If Mozambique can, then Sweden can

Floods after Cyclone Idai in Mozambique

In connection with the cyclone Idai in Mozambique a year ago, people fled to the roofs of houses. Photo: DFID (CC BY 2.0)

Of: Isabella Overödder

One year ago, Mozambique, one of the poorest countries in the world, was hit by double cyclones. The cyclones have been described as the worst climate-related disasters ever to hit the southern hemisphere. They caused floods, destroyed homes and infrastructure. Floods in the north combined with droughts in the south put millions of people on the run to seek refuge […]

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April 6, 2020, Chronicle