Open Insulin

Our Blog

Fighting back: Round table discussing tactics to get affordable insulin the US

The panel will be a discussion between groups that are taking different approaches to tackle insulin affordability. They will share about the work they're doing, discuss ways to support each other, and share organizing tactics as well as challenges they've come across. Sunday, October 18th, Noon Pacific time on Zoom.

3 min read

How to get involved?

Open Insulin is always looking for new volunteers! How to get started? Join us for own on our monthly New Member Info Session every last Sunday of the month at 10:30 AM. Next New member meeting: Sunday, July 26th - 10:30 AM PT Register via Zoom here [https:

1 min read

Democratizar el acceso a la insulina

El acceso a la insulina es difícil, el 50% de los diabéticos en el mundo no pueden comprar y consumir Insulina de forma debida. Sin acceso diario ni cantidad suficiente a la insulina, un diabético puede sufrir grande consecuencias para su salud que puede provocar la muerte. Tres farmacéuticas producen

3 min read

Round table - Confronting the Health Inequities of Insulin Access (or In-access)

In the age of COVID, we have seen how fragile our health systems are, who bears the heaviest burden of the crisis, and how people are coming  together to help each other through mutual aid. We discussed  parallel topics that are all too relevant for those whose lives are dependent

2 min read

Open Insulin Online Summer Internship for High School and Undergraduate Students

The Open Insulin Project is working to create an open-source model for distributed and decentralized insulin manufacturing.  For over four years, team members have volunteered to make this idea a reality, bringing attention to the outrageous and unaffordable price of insulin. Our work has garnered widespread attention, and we have

1 min read

Coronavirus lessons on medical supply chain resiliency

We face a key problem in responding to the coronavirus epidemic: a lack of resources needed to carry out testing. One of the main problems with existing manufacturing systems is that the infrastructure is inflexible. Medicines, supplies, and scientific equipment needed to respond to an outbreak like that of the

3 min read