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Apr 13, 2018
 |  BC Extra  |  Politics & Policy

Collins responds to criticism of HEAL Initiative

NIH Director Francis Collins responded Friday to concerns from an NIH advisory committee regarding private sector involvement in the recently announced HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-term) Initiative to address the opioid abuse epidemic. In a statement, Collins said the opioid crisis "is beyond the scope of any one organization or sector" and should include contributions from biopharmaceutical companies.

On April 4, Collins revealed...

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