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Spencer Trask & Co., a privately held advanced technology development firm, announced it has partnered with Rotary International and the World Health Organization to crowdsource a global call-to-action for seeking innovative solutions to curtail the spread of online misinformation that is purposely thwarting efforts to eradicate polio in Pakistan.
AHF Echoes MSF Call on WHO for Increased Ebola Vaccine in DRC, Greater Transparency
Law firm urges Zantac users to find out their rights against drug maker who knowingly sold potentially carcinogenic medication
The World Health Organization stipulates that dental disease affects five out of every six people.
Label-free, 3-D holotomography imaging enables researchers to observe morphological and chemical alterations of host cells without transfection or dye staining
Company Offers Novel Ebola Vaccine for Public Health use...Gratis
WHO Outlines 5-Year International Regulatory Plan to Improve Drug and Medical Product Quality Ass...
7/11/2019The World Health Organization developed a five-year plan to promote regulatory collaboration and reliance around the world and to assist national regulatory authorities in solving related issues.
Heat-stable carbetocin has been added to the WHO Essential Medicines List for the prevention of excessive bleeding after childbirth
Ferring Pharmaceuticals today welcomes the World Health Organization’s (WHO) addition of heat-stable carbetocin to the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (EML) of uterotonics for the prevention of excessive bleeding after birth.
Picovax® has been approved by the Danish Medicines Agency, and the WHO prequalification is expected by the end of 2019, enabling initial delivery of up to 100 million doses globally via UN agencies in 2020-2024
In a statement, WHO said it was discontinuing two guidelines that have been in place since 2011 and 2012 “in light of new scientific evidence that has emerged since the time of their publication” regarding the dangers of opioid abuse.
As Ebola spreads to Uganda, WHO continues to delay declaring an international emergency in the face of a devastating crisis—the WHO, UN, AU and DRC must do more to end the current outbreak!
F4CP Applauds World Health Organization Highlighting Spinal Manipulation for Low Back Pain Over Drugs or Surgery
The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about the value of chiropractic care, applauds the recently published recommendations by the World Health Organization to manage low back pain initially with non-pharmaceutical interventions, such as spinal manipulation, while avoiding opioids, spinal injections and surgery.
As an Ebola outbreak rages on in the Congo with the highest mortality rate in history, AHF urges the World Health Organization (WHO) to expedite approval of a proven vaccine and declare an international emergency
CDC Foundation, Amgen Announce Program to Increase Awareness and Knowledge of Cardiovascular Diseases Globally
Global partnership seeks to improve health outcomes for people living with CVD in low- and middle-income countries
In the wake of the scandal caused by a Chinese researcher’s use of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing to alter the DNA of embryos for seven couples, leading scientists called for a moratorium on heritable genome editing.
2/15/2019Following international concern and outrage over a gene editing treatment of human embryos in China, the World Health Organization is taking action.
Chicago-based AbbVie just announced new data for its Mavyret (glecaprevir/pibrentasvir), a pan-genotypic treatment for chronic HCV in treatment-naive patients with compensated cirrhosis.
11/12/2018As an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo worsens, a team of health officials has taken four experimental vaccines to the front lines and begun to administer it to patients who may have been exposed to the deadly virus.
Two antimalarial strategies have been published from Imperial College London in the past month: new compounds that prevent the malaria parasite from infecting mosquitoes and gene-edited mosquitoes that cannot reproduce, leading to population destruction.
Temptime Corporation unveiled new technology today that will expand the range and flexibility of the company's Vaccine Vial Monitors (VVMs), which monitor the temperature exposure of vaccines to ensure that they have not been compromised by excessive heat.