Tag Archives: Africa
By Casey McDonald | Published: November 5, 2014
“Don’t panic, this is the victory of the virus,” said Bernard Kouchner, co-founder of Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders). The former French Foreign Minister jokingly urged the audience at American Museum of Natural History in New York City on October 28 not to rush for the exits even though he was fresh off a […]
By Clark Herman | Published: August 7, 2013
Roche this week has announced a partnership with the UN-backed Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) to provide its drug valganciclovir, better known in the developed world as Valcyte, in 138 countries for a reduced price. In addition to making the drug available in these markets for up to 90% cheaper than current price, Roche has decided […]
By Julian Upton | Published: January 2, 2013
In its new study on pharma market growth in Africa, IMS Health highlights three ‘rising star’ countries from the continent’s sub-Saharan region.
By admin | Published: October 6, 2009
Preceding the presentation of the 2009 Prix Galien USA prizes, last Tuesday, a round table discussion was conducted at the American Museum of Natural History on the subject of how public and private collaboration can increase innovation and contribute to saving lives around the world. The talk included Leonard Bell of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Barry Bloom […]
By admin | Published: July 17, 2008
A team of reporters and camera crews packed into the headquarters of the Clinton Foundation on West 125th Street this afternoon to hear the details of former President Bill Clinton’s plan to tinker with the market for malaria drugs “in a way that has positive implications for the pharmaceutical companies,” he said.