Reports that a drug that treats toxoplasmosis went from $13.50 to $750 per pill caused outrage among medical experts, politicians, and the public.
Tuberculosis has a major impact on women’s reproductive health and the health of their children, but there is little attention to women’s vulnerability in the current media blitz about a resurgent TB internationally, and in particular, in sub-Saharan Africa.
Few words could mean the difference between life and death for people, and success or failure for a vital program. Eight little words in a bill that will be voted on in the House this week will severely limit the US’s ability to respond to the AIDS crisis which needlessly claims the lives of over two million people each year.
For twenty years, Zimbabwe fought TB successfully, but now TB and HIV co-infection rates are sky-rocketing.