Project Syndicate op-ed: Insulin Belongs to the World
14 March 2022
When insulin was discovered 101 years ago, scientists involved said they wanted to make insulin as widely available as possible because “it belongs to the world.” But as Jayasree points out, this ambition will not be fulfilled until every person who needs insulin – whether they have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes – is assured reliable access to an affordable supply of the treatments that suit them best.
To reach this goal, chronic problems in the insulin market must be addressed, as explored in the article.
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