The article, headlined "Fehlender Zugang zu Insulin: Zu viele Patienten müssen unnötig leiden," lays out current issues in access to insulin, and some of the key challenges ahead.
Jayasree argues that governments and pharmaceutical companies must do their part to increase access to insulin in low- and middle-income countries – including not just older forms of human insulin, but also the innovative analog insulins which are increasingly becoming the preferred choice of both diabetes patients and doctors. To reach this goal, chronic problems in the insulin market must be addressed.
Project Syndicate, known as "the world's opinion page", is an international media organisation that publishes commentary and analysis on a variety of important topics, and also syndicates these opinion pieces to publications around the world.
The op-ed has so far been syndicated to publications in countries including Lebanon, Sri Lanka, and Jordan, and has been published in languages including English, French and German.
Read the full article in German in Der Tagesspiegel.