Better funding call for vital drug approval programme

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Aids drugs arrived in Africa, in spite of the sceptics. They came at a price that the international donors felt they could pay and have saved hundreds of thousands of lives. But had it not been for a small and normally unlauded unit of the World Health Organisation, the huge effort and large sums of money could have been wasted.

Source: The Guardian (link opens in a new window)

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Health Care
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, global health, HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases, pharmaceutical industry