Time to hold pharmaceutical polluters to account

  27 February 2020

Impacts on health, environment and livelihoods – in India, local communities have for decades protested about the effects of pollution from pharmaceutical production. Our new report calls for increased transparency and stricter environmental standards in drug manufacturing.

Rising global demand for cheap medicine has increased the production of pharmaceuticals in low-cost countries. A large part of our antibiotics and other medicines are today made in India, a country with a well-documented history of alarming effluent releases linked to drug manufacturing.

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