Medical–industrial complex

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The medical–industrial complex is a network of interactions between pharmaceutical corporations, government health care bureaucracies, intergovernmental organizations, and medical conglomerates. Its reach also includes paid academics, "philanthropic" foundations, politicians, and corporate media. The term is a product of the military–industrial complex and builds from the basis of that concept, [1] and has significant overlaps, as became clearer after Covid.


Big Pharma

Full article: Big Pharma

Big pharma spends much more on government lobbying than any other industry.[2]

Foundations

Full article: Gates Foundation

Intergovernmental organizations

Full article: WHO

Government

Full article: Stub class article Public health agency

National public health agencies are bodies to advise governments on "public health". Public health is the connecting link in the deep politics connection between the medical-industrial complex and military-industrial complex.[3]

Other

Psychiatry and even veterinary medicine.


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References

  1. Global Health Watch 5: An Alternative World Health Report (1st ed.). Bloomsbury Publishing. 2017. pp. 106–117
  2. https://www.opensecrets.org/lobby/top.php?showYear=2017&indexType=i
  3. https://brownstone.org/articles/medicine-has-been-fully-militarized/


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