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Notes from the World Health Summit: Days 2-3

By Jenna T. Nakagawa
October 27, 2011

Today I listened to the Director of Médicins Sans Frontières (MSF, Doctors without Borders), Switzerland call out the Global Program Team Director of Novartis, one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies: “How can you say you are working toward social responsibility when Novartis is suing the Indian government for trying to make generic drugs more […]

Notes from the World Health Summit: Day One

By Jenna T. Nakagawa
October 25, 2011

We were spread out over different areas in Berlin, but this morning, we moved in unison. Yes—it was synchronized alarm-ringing. Synchronized eye-rubbing and thinking we would have liked more than our synchronized three or four hours of sleep (oh, Berlin). And so at the same time, we all put on our grown-up clothes, looked at ourselves […]