Bangladesh pharmaceutical policy and politics.

  title={Bangladesh pharmaceutical policy and politics.},
  author={Michael R Reich},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  volume={9 2},
An analysis of the politics of Bangladesh pharmaceutical policy in the 1980s shows how significant health policy reforms in developing countries depend on political conditions both inside and outside the country. Bangladesh's drug policy of 1982 illustrates that governments can sometimes change public policy in ways unfavourable to multinational corporations, while the failed health policy reform of 1990 shows that reforms unfavourable to powerful domestic interest groups can be more difficult… CONTINUE READING