A new coalition was launched this month – Lower Drug Prices Now – staffed by Margarida Jorge, Executive Director, of Health Care for America Now. The coalition and its partners are organizing the coalition’s first action:

 People Over Pharma Profits National Day of Action РAugust 20.

Margarida critiques President Trump’s latest proposal for dealing with the exorbitant cost of some prescription drugs which highlights the need for this coalition in this article from The Hill (August 9, 2019):

Drug importation won’t keep Big Pharma in check

Excerpt: 

“Instead of looking to other countries to remedy our prescription price problem, President Trump should be taking action to solve the problem at home. We need legislation that stops drug corporations from jacking up prices in order to boost their profits at the expense of our health.”

See full article here.