Volume 90 Issue 6 | p. 16 | Concentrates
Issue Date: February 6, 2012

Public, Private Partners Take On Tropical Diseases

Department: Business
Keywords: neglected diseases, philanthrophy, drug discovery

A coordinated effort of 13 pharmaceutical companies, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank, and various governments and health organizations hope to eliminate or control 10 neglected tropical diseases by 2020. “Many companies and organizations have worked for decades to fight these horrific diseases, but no one company or organization can do it alone,” GlaxoSmithKline . . .

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