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Sign the petition

Dear Parliamentarians,

Prices for new medicines in The Netherlands are skyrocketing so quickly that we will soon be unable to afford to treat our sick.

But as prices skyrocket and our insurance premiums rise, the pharmaceutical industry continues to ignore calls for greater public scrutiny of their price increases.

We can’t let this happen.

We support our politicians to take the following steps to make the pharmaceutical industry more transparent:

1. MAKE MEDICINE PRICES PUBLIC INFORMATION

  • Making the real price paid for medicines publicly available will create a level playing field between governments and hospitals buying the medicines and the industry selling them.

2. DEMAND TRANSPARENCY OF THE TRUE COST OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (R&D) OF NEW MEDICINES

  • The real costs of R&D remain unknown, but the pharmaceutical industry frequently gives these costs as reasons for charging exorbitant prices when a new medicine comes onto the market.

3. TRACK AND TRACE PUBLIC FUNDING OF R&D SO WE STOP PAYING TWICE FOR OUR MEDICINES

  • About 80% of all funds for basic research for medicines and about 30-40% of all global R&D for health is publicly funded.

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Who's signing

Tess Sturmann
Dan Reed
Martijn Veenstra
Miranda Bleeker
Daan de Heij
Corrie Schelling
Annet Schonewille
constant thomkins
Eroll Kryezi
Esther Gerringa
Naomi Elderhuis
M. Geboers
Monique van Ruyven
Nout Waller
John Stappenbeld
Ankie Huizenga
Sofie Hulshof
Hettie Ravenswaaij
Marjolein Van Dongen
Toos Kerkhoff
H Haagsman
Ellen Boer
Mary-Ann Boer-Olinga
Suzanne Peters
Stephanie Offermans
Natascha Janssen
Natatscha Duinen-van
Gina van Trigt
2,042 SIGNATURES
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  • Tess Sturmann
    signed 2017-05-16 17:54:01 +0200
  • Dan Reed
    signed 2017-05-16 17:16:45 +0200
  • Martijn Veenstra
    signed 2017-05-08 18:35:38 +0200
    Martijn Veenstra
  • Miranda Bleeker
    signed 2017-05-08 00:38:24 +0200
  • Daan de Heij
    signed 2017-04-28 13:19:42 +0200
  • Corrie Schelling
    signed 2017-04-27 10:32:03 +0200
  • Annet Schonewille
    signed 2017-04-24 10:01:06 +0200
  • constant thomkins
    signed 2017-04-20 14:34:38 +0200
  • Eroll Kryezi
    signed 2017-04-15 19:01:42 +0200
  • Esther Gerringa
    signed 2017-04-15 13:42:58 +0200
  • Naomi Elderhuis
    signed 2017-04-15 07:17:17 +0200
  • M. Geboers
    signed 2017-04-14 16:31:50 +0200
    Vergeet niet de (soms belachelijke) prijsstijgingen van gekaapte medicijnen!
  • Monique van Ruyven
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-04-14 15:33:11 +0200
    I just signed the petition to bring transparency to the pharmaceutical industry, will you join me?
  • Monique van Ruyven
    signed 2017-04-14 15:32:28 +0200
  • Nout Waller
    signed 2017-04-13 08:51:01 +0200
  • John Stappenbeld
    signed 2017-04-11 21:11:58 +0200
  • Ankie Huizenga
    signed 2017-04-11 16:41:09 +0200
    Voor dappere, lieve Anita Frehe
  • Sofie Hulshof
    signed 2017-04-11 15:03:05 +0200
    Voor lieve Anita Frehe
  • Hettie Ravenswaaij
    signed 2017-04-11 08:39:29 +0200
  • Marjolein Van Dongen
    signed 2017-04-10 21:07:33 +0200
  • Toos Kerkhoff
    signed 2017-04-10 19:57:50 +0200
  • H Haagsman
    signed 2017-04-10 12:40:31 +0200
  • Ellen Boer
    signed 2017-04-10 12:23:52 +0200
  • Mary-Ann Boer-Olinga
    signed 2017-04-10 12:04:52 +0200
  • Suzanne Peters
    signed 2017-04-10 08:47:12 +0200
  • Stephanie Offermans
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-04-09 22:37:43 +0200
    I just signed the petition to bring transparency to the pharmaceutical industry, will you join me?
  • Stephanie Offermans
    signed 2017-04-09 22:37:13 +0200
  • Natascha Janssen
    signed 2017-04-09 22:26:44 +0200
  • Natatscha Duinen-van
    signed 2017-04-09 20:21:34 +0200
  • Gina van Trigt
    signed 2017-04-09 19:31:43 +0200