Pharmas giving away more drugs to poor patients; Pediatricians launch campaign to sell parents on vaccines;

> It appears that efforts by Big Pharma to give away drugs to the poor are having some impact. Growing numbers of pharmas are creating Patient Assistance Programs and making it easier to access such programs, observers say. FiercePharma

> Tired of arguing with the growing number of parents that resist giving their children recommended vaccines, the American Academy of Pediatrics is launching a promotion campaign to counteract this trend. FierceVaccines

> AstraZeneca has won its battle to block Teva Pharmaceuticals from marketing a generic version of its top-selling anti-psychotic medication, Seroquel. FiercePharma

> A global organization supported by several international groups is beginning a huge new initiative to vaccinate millions of children in developing nations. FierceVaccines

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