Wednesday, February 10, 2010

I'm Not the Only One to Suggest Corporate Donation to Haiti Relief is Lagging!

I have lamented the fact that, so far, pharmaceutical companies have donated to Haiti only about 14% what they gave to tsunami relief in 2005 (see "So Far, I Have Donated More to Haiti Relief Than Pharma (as % of Daily Income)").

I just found the chart on the left in this week's Newsweek magazine. It appears that pharma is not alone in terms of how little aid it is actually giving to Haiti compared to other recent disaster relief efforts. Not that money matters, of course.

Meanwhile, here's my pharma Haiti relief tally to date (as of Feb 12, 2010):

pharma Haiti relief tally chart

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