Blogs discuss conference on neglected diseases

Several blogs recently reported on issues discussed last week during a conference sponsored by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, titled "Lives in the Balance: Delivering Medical Innovations for Neglected Patients and Populations." The following is a list of those posts.

  • Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases' "End the Neglect" blog, "'Lives in the Balance' event discusses need for more neglected disease R&D" (Alabaster, 12/14).
  • Nature's "News Blog," "Diseases of poverty remain sorely overlooked" (Maxmen, 12/14).
  • Think Progress Health, "How Big Pharma Prevents The Poor From Accessing Life-Saving Medicines" (Beauchamp, 12/15).
  • Vaccine News Daily, "Millions continue to wait for treatments for neglected diseases" (Tinder, 12/14).

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