Helen Bygrave
Access to insulin: A tale of 100 years of disparity

A century after the discovery of insulin, quality-assured access remains hindered by high prices. The WHO resolution for transparency in pricing of insulin aims at dealing with Big Pharma market monopoly

Why is insulin still inaccessible to so many?

Insulin is an essential drug for diabetics. However, 100 years after it was isolated, over half the people who need it do not have adequate access to it. Experts explain why this is the case