Time to clean up the pharmaceutical industry

  25 September 2020

As the European Parliament prepares to adopt a resolution on pharmaceuticals in the environment this Thursday 17 September, it is crucial that European Union leaders take this threat seriously and put legislation in place to curb pollution from plants producing most of the EU’s medicines, in particular so-called generic drugs. Apart from its potential to further spread AMR globally, this pollution is already destroying lives and livelihoods close to factories in global pharma hubs such as Hyderabad in India.

 

Further reading: Healthcare without Harm
Author(s): lloyd evans
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