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Abbasi, K. and R. Smith, No more free lunches, BMJ 326 (7400) : 1155-1156, 29 May 2003

American Academy of Pediatrics, Working Group on cord Blood Banking, Cord Blood Banking for Future Transplantation: Subject Review (RE9860), Pediatrics 104 (1): 116-118, July 1999.

Barr, R.D. the Importance of Lowering the Costs of Stem Cell Transplantation in Developing Countries, International Journal of Hematology, Supplement I (76), 2002

Beaglehole, R. and D.Yach, Globalisation and the prevention and control of non-communicable disease: the neglected chronic disease of adults, Lancet, 362: 903-908, 13 September, 2003.

Burgio, G.R. et al, Ethical reappraisal of 15 years of cord blood transplantation, Lancet 2003: 361: 250-52.

Children 'left to die in agony' BBC News UK Edition, 15 February 2004,

Common Cause, Prescription for Power: How Brand-Name Drug Companies Prevailed Over Consumers in Washington, Washington D.C.: Common Cause Education Fund, 2001.

Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences International Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research Involving Human Subjects, Geneva: CIOMS, 2002.

Families USA, Profiting from Pain: Where Prescription Drug Dollars Go, publication No. 02-105, July 2002.

Florida Hospital Association, Care for Uninsured Non-Citizens: A Growing Burden on Florida Hospitals, February 2003 (Updated)

Goozner, M., The $800 Million Pill: the Truth Behind The Cost of New Drugs, Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 2004.

Guilloux, A. and Moon, S. Hidden Price Tags: Disease Specific Drug Donations: Costs and Alternatives, MSF/DND Working Group Expert Paper, Geneva, February 2001.

Health Action International Europe, Public-private “Partnerships Addressing Public Health Needs or Corporate Agendas? Seminar report, 2001.

Health Action International, The Ties that Bind? Weighing the Risks and Benefits of Pharmaceutical Industry Sponsorship, HAI Seminar, Paris, 11 December 1998.

Health Hazard: Case studies of Big Pharma’s sharp practice, New Internationalist 362: 26-27, November 2003.

Herxheimer, A., Relationships between the pharmaceutical industry and patients’ organisations, BMJ 326: 1208-1210, 31 May 2003.

Hewitt, M. and Simone, J. (eds.), Ensuring Quality Cancer Care, National Cancer Policy Board, Institute of Medicine and Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council. Washington: National Academy Press, 1999.

Hick, S.F, and McNutt, J.G. (eds.), Advocacy, Activism, and the Internet: Community Organization and Social Policy, Chicago: Lyceum Books, 2002.

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Int J Health Serv. 2003, 33(1):29-36.

Kelleher, K., Who Pays for What? Acumen Journal of Life Sciences, 2 (1): 31-6, January/February 2004.

Loewy, M.A., Cancer Drug Trials Questioned in Argentina, Reuters Health, May 23, 2003.

Lurie, P. and S.M. Wolf, Globalization of clinical trials: Comments on the Draft Health and Human Services Inspector General's Report: The Globalization of Clinical Trials, HRG Publication #1591, Public Citizen, 2001.

Making Cancer Health Disparities History, Report of the Trans-HHS Cancer Health Disparities Progress Review Group, Submitted to the Secretary, US HHS, march 2004.

Mills, F. Patient Groups and the Global Pharmaceutical Industry: The Growing Importance of Working Directly with the Consumers, London: Informa Publishing, 2000.

National immigration Law Center, Guide to Immigrant Eligibility for Federal Programs, 4th edition, Los Angeles, NILC Publications, 2002

National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in health Care, US Dept. of Health & Human Services, 2001. Office of Minority Health, Full Report and Commentary.

Ramos, J.D. Help for Uninsured children with Cancer APOSW Update 29 (1): 4-5, 9, Winter 2004.

Ramos, J.D., Who Cares about Cancer? New Internationalist, 362: 24-25, November, 2003.

Scheffler, R.M. and Andrews, N.C., Cancer Care and Cost: DRGs and Beyond, Ann Arbor: Health Administration Press Perspectives, 1989.

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Shah, S., Globalization of clinical research by the pharmaceutical industry.

Smith, J., Food, flattery, and friendship, BMJ 326: 0, 29 May 2003.

Strom, S. and M. Fleischer-Black, Company’s Pledge to Donate a Drug is Falling Short, The New York Times, 5 June 2003, A 1, C 11.

The Unequal Burden of Cancer: An Assessment of NIH Research and Programs for Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved. Committee on Cancer Research among Minorities and the Medically Underserved, Health Sciences Policy Program, Health Sciences Section, Institute of Medicine, National Academy Press, Washington, D.C. 1999.

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Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare. Committee of Understanding and Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare, Board on Health Sciences Policy. Institute of Medicine, Washington: National Academies Press, 2003.

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WHO et al., WHO, Department of Essential Drugs and Other Medicines, Guidelines for Drug Donations, Revised 1999.

WHO, Globalization, TRIPS, and access to pharmaceuticals, WHO Policy Perspectives on Medicines, No. 3, March 2001

WHO. Human organ and tissue transplantation, Report by the Secretariat, 57th World Health Assembly, provisional agenda item 12.14, A57/17, 8 April 2004.

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World Health Organization & Health Action International, Medicine Prices: A New Approach to Measurement. Working draft for field testing and revision. 2003.

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