Brave new frontiers

hale1.jpgIn the words of Jimmy Carter, former President of United States:

"This is a time not for despair but for a global commitment to make the most of our scientific knowledge to address the problems of our age.”

 Let me introduce you the Institute for OneWorld Health:

The Institute for OneWorld Health, the first nonprofit pharmaceutical company in the U.S., announced that it has received a US$30 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to initiate and evaluate the impact of a pilot program to dramatically reduce morbidity and mortality from visceral leishmaniasis (VL) in the rural communities of India, Bangladesh, and Nepal. [Link]

Read about them and their founder Victoria Hale, let them speak for themselves and their brave new frontiers - taking medicine to the poorest people.