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From HIV to NCDs: Will Patent Fights Again Spur Better Treatment Access?

Author: Thomas Bollyky
PLoS Medicine

Thomas Bollyky describes the crisis emerging over access to treatment for diabetes, cancers, and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Bollyky argues that this crisis could transform the global response to NCDs as the last treatment access crisis transformed the international approach to HIV/AIDS.

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Scalable Strategies for Non-Communicable Diseases in Developing Countries

Speakers: James Habyarimana, Matthew L. Myers, and Bernhard Weigl
Presider: Thomas Bollyky

James Habyarimana, Matthew L. Myers, and Bernhard Weigl discuss scalable and practical strategies developing countries can use to address the global health challenges of noncommunicable diseases. This session is part two of the two session meeting, Noncommunicable Diseases and the New Global Health.

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