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What’s the Most Important Thing HIV Charities Can Do Right Now?

Last fall, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) announced it was integrating its U.K. and U.S. efforts into one global team to better help its grantees and partners. Sir Elton John and his husband, David Furnish, recently sat down with The Chronicle of Philanthropy to further discuss that streamlining process and the challenges facing HIV/AIDS… Read More »

World’s most expensive drug costs $US2m

Gene therapy drug Zolgensma has become the world’s most expensive drug, with the one-time treatment priced at $ US2.1255 million ($ A3 million). Swiss drugmaker Novartis has won US approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants. Novartis executives defended the price, saying that… Read More »