Hands on health

Moore - Berlusconi

Do you remember Poggiolini and De Lorenzo? In a bit you will see them again at work. The psycho-dwarf has removed Nello Martini, head of AIFA, the autonomous agency that has the job of approving pharmaceuticals. Martini was too independent, too competent and an unpardonable fact, too honest. Pharmaceuticals are products and the drug companies want to have a free hand on the health market. The AIFA determines the price of the drugs according to how effective they are. But in future it won’t be like that. It will be possible for the Ministers of Health and of Welfare to decide prices independently of the benefits. After the season of “Mani Pulite” {Clean Hands} we have the season of the “Mani Libere” {Free Hands}.

Enrica Giorgetti, the wife of the Minister of Welfare Maurizio Sacconi, is the Director General of Farmindustria , the association that promotes the interests of the pharmaceutical companies. No conflict of interest? I want to propose she takes the place of Martini. If it has to be a mess up, let it be so to the end.

The prestigious magazine, Nature is more well informed about Italy than we are. Here I am linking to the article “Clean hands, please” dated 7 August 2008.

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Posted by: CRISTIANO MARIA SORIQUEZ | November 6, 2008 08:29 AM

Hurraa! I remember de Lorenzo, I even shaked hands with him in Ischia year "many years ago". Can't help thinking the same thing is going on and on for ever and ever. Change the names, change the country - it's a merry-go-round....

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