Who Owns Our Health?
Medical Professionalism, Law and Leadership Beyond the Age of the Market StateBook - 2007
Who owns our health? is an important new book that looks at Australia's health-care system. The book explores the consequences for our medical profession as the global health-care and pharmaceutical corporations progressively implement a strategy to fully privatise health service delivery and access to medical systems in Australia, as well as through the rest of the developed world and in many rapidly developing Third World countries.The book describes very effective lobbying tools developed by the industry. These include multi- and bilateral trade agreements, such as the US-Australia Free Trade Agreement, that enhance intellectual monopoly privileges, as well as industry-sponsored economic analyses, captured political systems, and 'user-pays' changes in professional education. All of these developments have
Publisher: University of New South Wales Press,� Sydney : 2007
Branch Call Number: ANF 362.1 FAUN
Characteristics: xi, 298 p. ; 24 cm