What is the health gap?
Medical research produces an ever-expanding array of technologies to diagnose, treat, and prevent illness. These tools can help preserve the health and dignity of billions. But the diseases of the poor have long been left behind:
Data from Trouiller et al. Lancet. 2002 Jun 22;359(9324):2188-94.
NEW! Worm of the week
Worms are among the most important, yet most overlooked, diseases of the poor. Read all about them:
Plus these other bugs (not worms), which are just as important: