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IAS 2017: A new $90-$90-$90 — that means affordable treatments for leading disease killers

Categories: IAS 2017PARIS – The math is not complicated: Take the cost of a drug’s active ingredient, add the “conversion” cost — that is the cost of turning that drug into a tablet — add costs for taxes, packaging, and tack on a 10 percent profit. The sum of that equation, Dr. Dzintars Gotham said here Tuesday, can […](Read more…)

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IAS 2017: Knocking down barriers between services and populations facing highest risks, lowest…

Categories: IAS 2017PARIS – From a social worker in Botswana who tackles bureaucracies and prejudice to help her clients get the papers, income, and respect they need to access services, to a Kenyan nurse counselor who told an audience that she has learned to put her professional ethics ahead of her “personal and religious values,” to support […](Read more…)

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