Donors Commit $240 Million to Fight Neglected Diseases

Thursday, April 3, 2014

The new money follows a pledge by 13 drugmakers two years ago to donate medicines to tackle 10 parasitic and bacterial infections — such as river blindness, Guinea worm and sleeping sickness — that threaten one in six people worldwide.

Source: Voa News (link opens in a new window)

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Health Care
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, drugs, global health, infectious diseases, pharmaceutical industry