Investigations and stories about the pharmaceutical market, access to medicines and public policies on health.
On August 11, 2016, Nigeria witnessed a major setback in what had been a milestone achievement for the country: the return to the list of polio endemic countries.
In the northeast region of the country, where these camps are located, 80% of Nigerian children have not been vaccinated.
All these countries publish a declared portion – how much each doctor received from each firm – and an anonymous portion, published as an aggregate figure without names. It is partial transparency.
Civio will extend its award-winning investigation Medicamentalia to report on access to contraceptives and reproductive health
We will do so combining data journalism and storytelling, focused on personal stories of women in countries where access is most difficult.
Countries with very different incomes pay similar prices for accessing the new medicines, while states continue to play along the secrecy imposed by pharmaceutical companies.