Regulating Medicines in Europe: Competition Expertise and Public Health

Abraham, John and Lewis, Graham (2000) Regulating Medicines in Europe: Competition Expertise and Public Health. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-20877-2

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Abstract

This Book explains and investigates how medicines are controlled in Europe, especially the EU. Based on penetrating documentary and interview research with the pharmaceutical industry, regulators and consumer organisations,it provides the first major critical examination of the new Europeanised systems of medicine regulation. The authors argue that the drive to produce and approve more drugs more quickly for a single European market dominates other considerations, such as improvements in democratic accountability, the independence of regulators and scientific expertise from commercial interests, and drug safety testing and surveillance.

Item Type: Book
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Sociology
Depositing User: John Abraham
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 18:47
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2012 12:24
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/18368
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