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Using Prizes To Promote Life Saving Health Tools

David de Ferranti | Posted 08.10.2011 | Healthy Living
David de Ferranti

In these times of tight budgeting, the U.S. government, foundations and private companies are exploring a new idea: awarding prizes for the development of innovative drugs, vaccines and tests for the world's biggest health problems.

How Science Is Crucial To Public Health Worldwide

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Research is medicine's field of dreams from which we harvest new findings about the causes, treatment and prevention of disease.

Mosquitoes and Markets Don't mix

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

In the view of market fundamentalists, government and nonprofits are conflated into the inefficient enemy and their opposite, the private sector, embodies all that is true and noble. This claptrap is ideological, rigid and disconnected from reality.