Andy Stergachis

1 Lack of drug safety monitoring threatens global health progress

Flickr, by Rodrigo Senna The push to expand access to life-saving drugs and vaccines in low-income countries is threatened by the lack of drug safety monitoring. How so? Well, the standard approach to getting drugs out to the developing world has been for the pharmaceutical industry to first make a…

0 Fighting Fake Drugs

PillsFlickr, by Rodrigo Senna One of the international community’s top priorities (Millennium Development Goal number eight) is to make sure people in developing countries have access to essential drugs and treatments. Criminals have decided to help out. Last week, Interpol coordinated police raids throughout East Africa — in Burundi, Kenya,…