Thursday, April 30, 2009

Vaccine shortfall:"firs come, first serve". Poorer countries without protection."FINANCIAL TIMES", London..






WHO's Chan: 3.5 Million Tamiflu Doses In WHO Stock; Talking To Roche
ZURICH -(Dow Jones)- The World Health Organization Wednesday said it holds roughly 3.5 million doses of Tamiflu, produced by Swiss drug company Roche Holding AG (ROG.VX), and is in talks to ramp up capacity to fight swine flu.
Basel-based Roche's Tamiflu has proven effective in treating swine flu, but stocks held "clearly aren't enough," WHO's director-general, Dr. Margaret Chan, said on a media call.
Body Web site: http://www.who.int/
-By Katharina Bart, Dow Jones Newswires; +41 43 443 8043; katharina.bart@ dowjones.com (END) Dow Jones Newswires
04-29-091652ET
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Restudying ”A Single Spark Can Start a Prairie Fire”
by "Mao Tse Tung.

Mao’s thesis that “a single spark can start a prairie fire” is a Marxist-Leninist scientific foresight and revolutionary truth.(Mao's theory of knowledge on semantic and praxis is based in ancient chinesse medicine and Marx, we applied this Chairman Mao's thesis, a revolutionary theory of knowledge in the modern societies and philosofy, to analyzed the current situation of a dangeorous pandemia and the link with the socieconomy in the global economy)

Ref: My research since 1961 abou Mao based on "Works completed of Mao Tse Tung translated to spanish, Havana 1961, Exposicion of China in Havana and the scientific forum in the University of Havana about the "asian way of production" during severals weeks when I was student.

Large transnational pharmaceutical products, the desire to maintain high prices of medicines and vaccines, refuse to transfer and licensing of generics, and in fact, put all humanity at risk, the movement of countries Non-Aligned Nations(Click here for Ref:http://www.cubanoal.cu/ManualOperativo2009/html-en/index.html)
must raise before UNITED NATIONS this crossroads that could collapsed the global economy if a genetic mutation of a virus causing a pandemic. Not only the poor will die, can die rich.(AS WE SEE NOW THE DANGEROUS VIRUSES IN UNITED STATES)It is a socioeconomic dilemma for all humanity if we know that so many developing countries are involved in the engine of the global
These drug companies actually in their pursuit of wealth, are used as political weapons by aggression against the health systems of poor countries through the monopoly of policy practices that go against medical ethics established by Louis Pasteur:"I do not interested in who you are or you think, I just want to know that hurts, what is your disease"
Countries like Africans nations, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, India and China are key parts of the engine of the global economy and are at risk, precisely for that patent policy and the transfer of medical technology, moreover, by the Vatican bioetica is unacceptable to the Roman Catholic world that most of humanity has no justice, no peace by the eagerness of a rich group of shareholders that monopolize patents abbots as Umberto Eco described in his novel "The Name of Rose."

Ref: correpondence from Bologna Univ.to Universidad de Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, University, Send by Humberto Eco, semiotica:http://www.angelfire.com/md2/timewarp/eco.html

See Bologna University, Italy, Humberto Eco Thesis 1976-77-78-79(original italian languages)=...http://www.eng.unibo.it/PortaleEn/default.htm

This is a concern for Justice and Peace, Cardinals of the Vatican who have visited Cuba and with whom I had personal contact in the church of Santiago de Cuba, as well as a concern of many heads of state and government that I knowed.

The basis of social and economic stability of a society is the possibility that each member has access to vaccines, medications and a physician, a knowledge that established The Ancient Egyptian Empire according to recent archaeological discoveries about health care in the builders of the pyramids...
The presidents of central banks, multinationals and governments must establish discussions on this issue with shareholders because these pandemics finish curbing the movement of capital and the industrial index in the global economy which may be subject to a climate catastrophe or geological coincident with the pandemic. A scenario is possible if we continue with the current policy of the patent system is full of logical mistakes.

This discussion is on the theme of my contacts in Cuba and United States with American doctors and scientists, african biologist,doctors practicing in Iran, Egypt and India, medical Palestinians and Jews, especially around children and pregnant women throughout the planet and is an old concern of Unesco Caribbean when I held the position of science writer at the University of Oriente in Santiago de Cuba and was responsible for the Caribbean area.
Economy and phisicians culture of the society, the korean way of culture around the world.. Gualterio Nunez Estrada, Sarasota, Florida 34233.



Vaccine shortfall leaves poorer countries at risk
By Andrew Jack in London
Published: April 29 2009 22:04 Last updated: April 29 2009 22:40

Manufacturers warned on Wednesday that limited stocks of a future swine flu vaccine could be distributed on a “first come, first served” basis, leaving hundreds of millions of people in poorer countries without protection.
Andrin Oswald from Novartis, one of the world’s top flu vaccine producers, told the Financial Times his company had already allocated more than a fifth of its total capacity for making a future pandemic vaccine to governments, including the US and the UK.
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/de06198e-34ff-11de-940a-00144feabdc0,dwp_uuid=819fc44c-33e2-11de-9eea-00144feabdc0.html?nclick_check=1

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