TITLE

"The best or the worst" end up in product development partnerships

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 17, pE761
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on product development partnerships (PDPs) which aim to formulate treatments for infectious diseases and diagnostics and preventive medicines such as vaccines and microbicides. It mentions that Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation promote the investment form of PDPs which has provided two-thirds of PDPS fund. Moreover, it says that costs for developing treatments for diseases including AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis did not justify the potential investment cost of PDPs.
ACCESSION #
55704539

 

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