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Right To Health, Colombia And US Congress

Todd Howland | Posted 07.22.2016 | World
Todd Howland

Recent memos allegedly leaked from the Colombian Embassy in Washington describe intense pressure by the pharmaceutical industry to discourage Colombia's efforts to half the local price of Novartis' Gleevec, one of the leading medications used to treat Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML).

March 24 Is World Tuberculosis Day

Joe Amon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Amon

One-third of the world's population has been infected. In 2008, there were more than nine million new cases -- about three million more than two decades ago. Why isn't TB going away?