Why Are Drugs SO Expensive?

September 24, 2019

Why are prescription drugs so expensive in the United States? Why does the same medication cost significantly less in other countries around the world? Today Danielle examines the history of pharmaceutical regulation in America and how it lead to such disproportionately high costs.

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Life Healthcare

The Life Healthcare Group is a key role-player in the South African healthcare sector and is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Our primary business is private acute hospital care. With 63 healthcare facilities, our group has one of the most extensive footprints in southern Africa. Life Healthcare is the first and only hospital group to have achieved multi-site ISO 9001 certification. Our international division includes the Group’s investment in Max Healthcare, an acute care hospital business in India and Scanmed Multimedis, a leading healthcare provider in Poland.

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