The Gates Foundation’s Trevor Mundel on the Opposite of Rare Disease

Monday, November 25, 2013

Bill Gates can summon the CEOs of every major global pharmaceutical company, and get them thinking and talking about things that won’t help them make more money. Pharma and biotech companies, cast as the villain pretty much everywhere, certainly like the PR boost they get from working with Gates and putting their immense resources to work for people who live in poverty.

But when the handshakes fade, warm and fuzzy feelings wear off, and people go back to their day jobs, someone needs to ride herd and make sure things get done. Trevor Mundel, president of the foundation’s global health operations, is one of the key people charged with doing that.

Source: Xconomy (link opens in a new window)

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