Africa: Preventing TB – a Big Drug Price Cut Paves the Way for Global Scale-Up

Africa: Preventing TB – a Big Drug Price Cut Paves the Way for Global Scale-Up

[The Conversation Africa] Lengthy negotiations ended in good news recently when the price of rifapentine, a lifesaving antibiotic, was marked down by 66% by its manufacturer Sanofi. When combined with another antibiotic (isoniazid), rifapentine can prevent tuberculosis (TB) disease. The move was announced at the Union World Conference on Lung …read more

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