Strong Medicine: Creating Incentives for Pharmaceutical Research on Neglected Diseases

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Millions of people in the third world die from diseases that are rare in the first world--diseases like malaria, tuberculosis, and schistosomiasis. AIDS, which is now usually treated in rich countries, still ravages the world's poor. Vaccines offer the best hope for controlling these diseases and could dramatically improve health in poor countries. But developers have little incentive to undertake the costly and risky research needed to develop vaccines. This is partly because the potential consumers are poor, but also ...

Strong Medicine: Creating Incentives for Pharmaceutical Research on Neglected Diseases 2016, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691171166

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Strong Medicine: Creating Incentives for Pharmaceutical Research on Neglected Diseases 2004, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691121130

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