The development of medicines for neglected and orphan diseases
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Presentation
- By: BENET, Leslie (Institute for OneWorld Health, San Francisco, United States of America)
Infectious diseases in poor countries kill more than 12 million people each year — and threaten hundreds of millions more. The Global Forum for Health Research reports that 90% of the $70 billion spent worldwide annually on health research and development by the public and private sectors is directed toward 10% of the global disease burden. This.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.