Month: November 2011

November 14, 2011
Drug companies using patients in India as Guinea Pigs!

According to a report in today's Independent, Western drug companies are taking advantage of relaxed laws surrounding recruitment and participation in clinical trials in India. While undoubtedly many crucial clinical trials are being carried out in accordance with guidelines, the fear exists that patients from slums and tribal communities are being recruited without proper informed …

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HNA Conference 2011

The HNA conference returned this year after a 3 year absence, great to see so many people there and also so many new faces. Change is in the wind so the time is right to air your ideas for the organisation and the conference, what would you like to see happen, be included on the …

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November 3, 2011
Pfizer help baby elephants

on the 27th October 2011 the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi received a donation of SMA from Pfizer. Donated free of charge and flown into Nairobi by BA (also free) this is a huge donation towards feeding these orphans. After many years of work calculating the best formual for these babies Dame Daphne Sheldrick …

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