An Assessment of US Pharmaceutical Donations: Players, Processes, and Products
(1999; 253 pages)


We embarked on this study of US pharmaceutical donations in response to a request for proposals issued in December 1996 by a group of pharmaceutical firms and private voluntary organizations (PVOs). The study was initiated specifically to collect basic data on US pharmaceutical donations, to inform the public policy debate over drug donations, and to provide input into the review and evaluation of the WHO Guidelines on Drug Donations. The overall objective was to help improve the effectiveness of drug donations by identifying ways to enhance the positive impacts and reduce the negative impacts...

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