Opening the Door For Future Drug Sales

Issue 08-07-17   |   Reviewer:   James Richardson, Ph.D.


Increasing prosperity has brought diet and lifestyle changes to places like rural India that are resulting in increases in chronic diseases. So Big Pharma is sponsoring visits by health-care workers to screen for problems like diabetes and hypertension. Almost 1.5 billion people in India and China live where health-care access is spotty or nonexistent. Many have never been tested for such conditions. These are the fastest growing markets for medicines and companies like Eli Lilly & Co., GlaxoSmithKline Plc., and Merck & Co. are investing for long-term positioning.

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