Study Says Health disparities “could be eliminated in a generation”

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

In a report setting out a plan for a “grand convergence” in health, the experts said world leaders needed to press for a concerted increase in research and development (R&D) investment to develop new medicines, vaccines and health technologies.

“For the first time in human history, we are on the verge of being able to achieve a milestone for humanity: eliminating major health inequalities…so that every person on earth has an equal chance at a healthy and productive life,” said Larry Summers, a former U.S. Treasury Secretary who co-chaired a commission on global health.

Source: Reuters (link opens in a new window)

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