Books

For Health Or Profit? (1992)

Peter Davis (Ed.), Auckland: Oxford University Press

Most of us routinely take some form of medication. The industry that creates and sells these familiar products has immense scientific and commercial resources and operates globally. But what do we know of this industry in New Zealand, and just how well does it serve the public interest? As this book shows, the industry is not a disinterested partner. A more sophisticated model of medicine informed by the policy sciences is needed.