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Report criticizes insulin giants for unequal access to medicines

The world’s poorest nations do not have access to insulin and manufacturers of the essential drug are not making new diabetes medicines available to them, says a report.

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The world’s biggest insulin makers, including Novo Nordisk, are too concerned with selling insulin to wealthy nations of Europe and the US, while people with diabetes in poorer countries don’t have access to the essential medicine, writes Finans citing a new report from the Access to Medicine Foundation.

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