Vasant Narasimhan, CEO, Novartis
The World Health Organization just released a list of urgent health challenges for the next decade. One item on that list is “expanding access to medicines.” Roughly one-third of the world’s population can’t get the basic medical care it needs. Novartis – one of the largest pharma companies in the world – is using DRONES to tackle this problem. Each year, 15-thousand babies in Ghana are born with the blood disorder sickle cell anemia.