A blog post, published by The Conversation, is based on an article doctoral candidate Luke Messac (M.D./PhD program) recently published in the Journal of Policy History. The post gives a brief history of the genesis of "the other opioid crisis"--that is, the dearth of opioid analgesia in many countries in Latin America, Africa, and Asia.

 Luke Messac, "No Opiates for the Masses: Untreated Pain, International Narcotics Control, and the Bureaucratic Production of Ignorance, Journal of Policy History 28.2 (April 2016): 193-220.