Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 10th, 2001
The New York Times News Service quoted Dr. David L. Heymann, the executive director in charge of communicable diseases for the WHO, as saying of the TB program, "We did not suspect that there would be such price reductions." Before the program, a six-month supply of TB drugs cost WHO between US$15-20. With the market incentive of the program, that cost dropped to about $10, the News Service article said (Price of TB...
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