U.K. Parliamentary Group, Pharmaceutical Leaders Call For Investment In Health Systems To Prevent MDR TB
Devex: Pharmaceutical leaders call for greater investment in health systems
“Aid agencies must invest more in strengthening health systems and infrastructure to avoid many millions of people losing their lives to multidrug-resistant tuberculosis by 2050, a group of U.K. members of Parliament said on World Tuberculosis Day. Their call to action is backed by senior figures in the pharmaceutical sector, who told Devex preventing a resurgent TB pandemic was not only dependent on drug development … [because] without better health infrastructure, investment in research and development is wasted as treatments are administered inadequately…” (Jóźwiak, 3/25).