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Brazil 1, Merck 0

tagline April 2001

The Cost of Generic Drugs in Brazil







Brazil (generic)



Brazil (Merck 2001)



"Low" HDI(2) country



  1. Price per year per person.

  2. Human Development Index of the United Nations, composite scoring of life expectancy, educational attainment, standard of living. Most of sub-Saharan Africa is scored "low."

Sources: New York Times, Wall Street Journal