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The True Price of High Drug Costs

As a future physician, I will be unable to fulfill my Hippocratic duty if patients can’t afford the drugs I prescribe to heal them.

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The True Price of High Drug Costs
The True Price of High Drug Costs

Transparency in Drug Pricing: The Facts

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Prescription Drug Pricing: The Facts
Transparency in Drug Pricing: The Facts

Why NCDs Are Integral to Addressing Poverty (SDG#1)

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Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) and poverty perpetuate each other in a vicious cycle. NCDs such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and chronic respiratory diseases are the leading causes of death in low- and middle-income countries. NCD risk factors such as tobacco use and unhealthy diet worsen poverty, while poverty exacerbates the rising rates of NCDs—both of these pose a substantial threat to sustainable development. 

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Why NCDs Are Integral to Addressing Poverty (SDG#1)
Why NCDs Are Integral to Addressing Poverty (SDG#1)

Global Action Against Exorbitant Drug Prices

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With more than 100 organizations around the world advocating for affordable access to treatment, YP-CDN has signed a letter today demanding Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche to drop the prices and stop its monopoly patents on trastuzumab and T-DM1, the company's effective but exorbitantly priced breast cancer medicines. 

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Make Trastuzumab& T-DM1 accessible & affordable to all #breastcancer patients who need them! #ForTobeka #RocheGreedKills
Global Action Against Exorbitant Drug Prices

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