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Health for Sale

Date:
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Time:
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Event Type:
Screening
Organizer/Author:
Florence
Email:
Phone:
510-681-8699
Location Details:
Humanist Hall
390 27th Street
uptown Oakland, between Telegraph and Broadway
http://www.HumanistHall.org

HEALTH FOR SALE

This brand new film tells the inside story of Big Pharma, the ten largest pharmaceutical makers who account for 500 billion dollars of world health spending a year and whose 205 billion dollars in pre-tax profits were more than the profits of the 490 other Fortune 500 companies combined. Experts from all sides debate the impact of the patenting of "intellectual property" by these drug companies and the impact on global public health of their pricing and new product development strategies. These policies, according to Nobel Prize winning economist and former World Bank Chief Economist, Joseph Stiglitz, "are condemning billions of the world's poorest citizens to death."

Wheelchair accessible around the block at 411 28th Street

Before and after the film, everyone's invited to indulge in our Humanist organic vegetarian refreshments

$5 donations are accepted


Added to the calendar on Wed, Nov 12, 2008 1:43PM
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