An epidemic deadlier than the Big 3

Over the past decade, the international community has had success cutting down deaths from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. That, however, has a downside, according to Jonathan Quick, president and CEO of Management Sciences for Health. Speaking to Devex during the Clinton Global Initiative, Quick says there’s a growing, much deadlier epidemic in the developing world, and the so-called vertical approach to prevention and treatment just won’t cut it.

Lars Schwetje contributed reporting from New York.

Check out the rest of our interview with Jonathan Quick, as well as our conversations with other global development luminaries who attended this year’s Clinton Global Initiative.

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