Neglected diseases of global importance

by Ford N, Torreele E. JAMA, December 2001, 286(23):2943-4.

Summary: In this letter to the editor, the authors raise the need of increased responsibility from the private and public sectors in order to ensure that people’s health needs are met, and the importance of non-for-profit drug development initiatives to address the imbalance in the burden of infectious diseases between rich and poor countries.

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