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MLK Day an opportunity for strategizing and connecting in Boston

For the 4th year in a row, the Right Care Alliance held a retreat on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This year’s retreat focused on the RCA’s political platform and state political initiatives, followed by a tabling activity in the local community fair.

Jesse Lutgen: Another tragic rationing death linked to high insulin prices

Jesse died a tragic, preventable death from rationing insulin because he could not afford it. His mother Janelle tells the story…

Humans of Right Care: Chris Noble

My introduction to health care started at 5 years old with my diagnosis of type one diabetes. I spent a week in the hospital getting oriented to my new lifestyle and I probably knew more nurses than other kids my … Read more

What’s on deck for the RCA Patient Council in 2019?

As the Right Care Alliance’s most direct connection to the community at large, the Patient Council looks to tackle bread and butter issues that matter to people and families across the US, and beyond. We took part in the 2018 campaign … Read more

Patient Council Hosts Meet & Greet at 2018 Lown Conference in DC!

The Patient Council had a vibrant discussion at lunch on Day 2 of the 2018 Lown Conference in Washington DC, where we chewed on right-care issues that matter to us, along with our sandwiches and salads. Emerging issues the Patient … Read more

Humans of Right Care: Alicia Tran

Welcome to “Humans of RCA,” our new blog series featuring stories from our members in their own words, alongside powerful images.

VIDEO: Gainesville Diabetes Awareness Fair

On November 4th, the Gainesville, FL chapter of the Right Care Alliance collaborated with the University of Florida Diabetes Institute to hold a Diabetes Awareness Fair near City Hall. The fair included music, speakers, and educational tables, to raise awareness … Read more

Bernie Sanders tweet featuring RCA protest goes viral

A week after the Right Care Boston protest at Sanofi, Senator Bernie Sanders tweeted out video footage from the rally, which has been viewed more than 4 million times

Powerful Right Care rally shuts down Sanofi drug company

Family members of young people who died from insulin rationing were at the head of the Right Care Boston rally last Friday, hoping to send a message to the leadership of Sanofi Pharmaceuticals by delivering the ashes of their loved ones.

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PRESS RELEASE: Protesters link high prices, insulin-rationing deaths to Cambridge drug corporation Sanofi

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Aaron Toleos, aaron@rightcarealliance.org, (978) 821-4620 November 16, 2018 Protesters link high prices, insulin-rationing deaths to Cambridge drug corporation Sanofi Mothers deliver ashes of deceased children with diabetes BOSTON – On Friday, November 16th, local … Read more

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