Sunday, May 15, 2011
The Clinton Health Access Initiative is spearheading the push with funding from the Gates Foundation to allow scientists to make cheaper HIV meds
Why isn't this bigger news? The costlier treatment for HIV won't be costly anymore. The scientists have come up with the chemistry which can be used to synthesize a key drug, tenofovir, reducing the cost of manufacturing it. This initiative was taking by The Clinton Health Access Initiative, founded by former President Bill Clinton and was funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the UK government.