Novartis joins more than 20 leading biopharmaceutical companies to launch “Access Accelerated”, a global initiative to further advance access to prevention and care for noncommunicable diseases in low and lower-middle income countries
January 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On January 18, 2017 at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Novartis joins more than 20 leading biopharmaceutical companies to launch “Access Accelerated”, a global initiative to further advance access to prevention and care for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in low and lower-middle income countries (LICs and LMICs).
Health experts from around the world met on November 29 to discuss ways to tackle an emerging crisis.
December 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Chronic conditions such as heart disease and cancer are a growing threat in the world’s poorest countries and public health experts from around the world met on November 29 to explore ways of tackling this silent epidemic. Chronic conditions such as heart disease and cancer are a growing threat in the world’s poorest countries and public health experts from around the world met on November 29 to explore ways of tackling this silent epidemic.
BASEL – Most of us know about hypertension – at least we think we do. We understand that abnormally high blood pressure puts us at greater risk of heart attacks and stroke. And we also know that it is linked to diet and lifestyle, and can be treated with the right medication. But many would say that hypertension is primarily a “rich-country” problem, implying that most affected people have access to the right knowledge and treatment. That is not the case at all.
Healthcare Innovation Award is a major initiative within five-year partnership to help save one million children’s lives
February 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ - GSK and Save the Children today revealed the winners of their third annual US$1 million Healthcare Innovation Award, which recognises innovations from developing countries that are helping to reduce deaths among children under five. A paperless immunisation records system in Vietnam won the largest share of the award, followed by a foil pouch for accurately giving HIV medicines to newborns in Ecuador; an integrated care package for mothers and newborns in Kenya; and a tool for better understanding child deaths in South Africa.
BALTIMORE, May 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) officially announced today that it will rebuild its CVS/pharmacy Baltimore locations that sustained heavy fire damage during protests last week.
Most TB drugs currently approved for treatment are 50+ years old and are required to be taken over a 6-month period to be effective. Compliance with such a long treatment regimen is a challenge, limiting drugs’ effectiveness and contributing to the rise in MDR-TB. As part of its MDR-TB Partnership, Eli Lilly and Company formed innovative partnerships with the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to discover new and more effective TB drugs.
From Silicon Valley to Eastern Europe and beyond, HP's diversification and economies of scale enable us to reach customers at all points across the globe. On January 8, HP Enterprise Services proved this point yet again!
The Enterprise Services Group signed a $27 million agreement with the National Centre for Health Information Systems (CSIOZ), a Polish Ministry of Health entity that is working to develop an e-health environment for the country.