Pfizer’s Drugs Testing Strategy in Nigeria. Read Management Focus: Pfizer’s Drug- Testing Strategy in Nigeria in chapter 4 of your text and write a 3-4 page paper in APA format that answers the following questions:
a. What are the different phases that a Drug Company goes through in order to bring a new drug product to market in the U.S. and Europe?
- Did Pfizer behave unethically by rushing to take advantage of an epidemic in Nigeria to test experimental drugs on children?
- Should it have been less opportunistic and proceeded more carefully?
- Were corners cut with regard to patient consent in the rush to establish a trial?
- Did doctors keep patients on Trovan too long when they should have switched them to another
- Is it ethical to test experimental drugs on children in a crisis setting in the developing world where the
overall standard of health care is so much lower than in the developed world and proper protocols might not be followed?