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Pharma Fights Healthcare Cost-Containment Policies
The ongoing economic crisis in Europe has accelerated healthcare cost-containment measures targeting the price of pharmaceuticals, but the pharma industry is not giving in without a fight.




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The Telegraph website, “Europe’s Bad Debts ‘Will Bite in 2013’,” www.telegraph.co.uk, accessed 15 Jan. 2013.

EFPIA website, “Letter from EFPIA President, Sir Andrew Witty, to European Heads of States and Governments,” http://www.efpia.eu, accessed 15 Jan. 2013.

Swiss Info, “Recession-Hit Nations Owe Pharma Firms Billions,” http://www.swissinfo.ch, accessed 15 Jan. 2013.

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Chicago Tribune, “Spain Coughs Up Billions to Keep Regions in Medicine,” http://articles.chicagotribune.com, accessed 15 Jan. 2013.


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