"Drug companies join forces to combat deadliest tropical diseases"

For the Media

31 January 2012 |

The heads of 13 of the world's biggest drug companies, brought together by Bill Gates, have agreed to donate more medicines and, in a rare spirit of co-operation, to work together to find new ones in an attempt to end many neglected tropical diseases that kill and maim some of the poorest people on the planet.

Read the full article by Sarah Bosely, Health Editor at The Guardian,  at The Guardian online. 

For more information on the collaboration of of private and public partners "Unite to Combat 10 Neglected Tropical Diseases by 2020" please go to http://www.unitingtocombatntds.org/

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