"European firms beat U.S. on drug access for poor
"European drugmakers are better than their U.S. counterparts in ensuring medicines reach people in poor countries, with Britain's GlaxoSmithKline Plc leading the field, according to an analysis on Monday."
"Denmark's Novo Nordisk, a specialist in diabetes care, ranked second in the index with Merck & Co Inc placed third -- the only U.S. company among the top seven.
"Pfizer Inc, the world's largest drugmaker, came in 17th out of a field of 20, behind Indian generic firms Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd and Cipla Ltd."
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