I wanted to bring to your attention a recent piece by Sarika Bansal
. Ms. Bansal's piece is entitled "Top Five Ways Big Pharma Can Address Neglected Disease." As well as making some good observations about what is needed in the effort to address neglected diseases around the world, she also does a good job of acknowledging many things that biopharmaceutical research companies are already doing. In the last decade, the research-based pharmaceutical industry spent more than $9.2 billion to help in the fight against neglected diseases.