Worldwide, an estimated two billion people are unable to reap the full benefits of modern medicine. For reasons that range from high costs to inadequate distribution, they lack access to medications for preventable or treatable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, pneumonia, and tuberculosis. Global pharmaceutical companies, meanwhile, have both the ability to provide critical medications and an incentive to extend their reach into the regions where those two billion people live. After all,...

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