Case Study

GlaxoSmithKline and AIDS drugs in South Africa (C): The fight goes on

2 pages
February 2005
Reference: IMD-3-1498

The C- part of the cases focuses on the actions GSK had to take being pressured by the NGOs. The company had been defeated and it agreed to several licensing agreements and price reductions, but the NGOs are still not satisfied. The topic was also gaining importance in the Western media and the big question now was whether it was starting to become an issue in more developed countries, where the vast majority of GSKs’ sales and profits were being made.

Non-market Competition, Ethics, Pharmaceuticals, AIDS
Africa, South Africa
GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals
2001 - 2004
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© 2005
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