Glaxo intrapreneurs convince big pharma to help developing world

Turning Big Pharma Toward The Developing World, From The Inside
BY MARZENA ZUKOWSKA, fastcoexist.com

How three intrapreneurs at GlaxoSmithKline created a program to help diagnose disease in places without access to medicine, and how they convinced the company to support it.

How many high-end research sci­en­tists does it take to make a dent in …

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China’s growth at all cost policies and cancer villages

China now has up to 400 “cancer villages,” and the government only just admitted it
Gwynn Guilford, qz.com

China’s “growth at all costs” approach to devel­op­ment has meant indus­tries can spew waste pret­ty much wher­ev­er they want. Drink­ing water sources? Sure. Farm­land? Fine. That approach has poi­soned entire towns, send­ing can­cer rates…

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