Category Archives: Global Health Policy

Want Drug Pricing Regulation? Why Not AMNOG?

[This article was posted on December 29th 2016 on the Health Affairs blog.  It was co-written with Dr. Karl Lauterbach, the Deputy Leader of the Social Democratic Party in the German Bundestag, and Dr. Elizabeth Seeley of the Harvard Chan … Continue reading

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Amazing Accomplishments in Global Health in 2015

We get so caught up in the Donald and Hillary and Ted and Bernie shows.  Yet there is so much else going on in the world about which most Americans never hear — such as global health. Permit me to … Continue reading

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CVS Quits US Chamber of Commerce over Tobacco

The reaction against the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s advocacy for the global tobacco industry is growing, first reported last week in the New York Times. Today, the Times reported that CVS Health Corporation announced that it is quitting the U.S. … Continue reading

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Global Tobacco: The Heat Is On — Sign the Petition!

Signs of life regarding last week’s New York Time’s expose of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s role as the leading advocate around the globe to prevent governments from taking steps to control and reduce their citizens’ use of tobacco products: … Continue reading

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The U.S. Chamber of Cancer

I recall sitting in my office in the U.S. Senate’s Hart Office Building in DC between 2008 and 2010 with my desk TV always turned onto one of the cable news channels when the Senate was not in session.  Incessantly, … Continue reading

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