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What is your assessment of how well the various parties are handling the

global AIDS problems?


Parties Actions Analysis
Government in
Developed countries
(+) Funded heavily in initial R&D
(+) Reduced time to approval

(+) Identified the need
(-) No control over high priced drugs
Government in
Developing countries
India & Africa
(+) Developed policies to make AIDS
medication more affordable
(+) Joined hands with NGOs
(-) Lacked stringent laws for patent
protection
(+) Raised concern about the profit
orientation by Pharma Co.
Major Pharma
Companies
(+) Invested heavily in R&D for new drug
development, 16%
(+) Formed alliances to reduce costs for
AIDS medication
(-) Highly profit oriented
(-) Took advantage of pandemic and
delayed actions to make drugs affordable
What is your assessment of how well the various parties are handling the
global AIDS problems?
Parties Actions Analysis
Cipla (+) Made AIDS medication affordable
(+) Pointed out ever-greening and increasing
advertisement budgets

(+) Limited profit Co. was willing to help
the infected people
(+) Made attempts to discover real cost of
drug
NGOs, Charities
and Global
Agencies
(+) Made appeals to Pharma Co. to make AIDS
drugs available
(+) Operated projects worldwide
(+) Led the campaign against AIDS
(+) Act as intermediate b/w Pharma Co. &
people
(-) Limited powers to implement and
control