Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Wednesday Burn

::: Are we about to eliminate AIDS?
So if everyone with HIV were on therapy, there would be little or no transmission. Once all these people had died, of whatever cause, the virus would be gone for good.

::: Drug giant pledges cheap medicine for the world's poor
In a major change of strategy, the new head of GlaxoSmithKline, Andrew Witty, has told the Guardian he will slash prices on all medicines in the poorest countries, give back profits to be spent on hospitals and clinics and – most ground-breaking of all – share knowledge about potential drugs that are currently protected by patents.
Link via Ethan Zimmerman

::: Billions of Earths
There could be one hundred billion Earth-like planets in our galaxy.
What are the implications of that for influence, culture and leadership?

::: The ONE Sermon Challenge
From The One Campaign, an online collection of sermons [from various "religions"] related to global poverty and preventable disease.

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