Novartis announced today a new strategy to broaden patient reach and availability of its portfolio of medicines in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), which is home to the largest underserved patient population in the world.
World Bank Group President David Malpass’ has said at the 2019 UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) that accelerating progress toward Universal Health Coverage is critical to alleviating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity.
By 2035, there will be an estimated shortage of nearly 13 million healthcare workers. Around 1 in 5 of the world’s population will be living in settings that are experiencing humanitarian crises.
IARC publication highlights variations in cancer incidence, survival, and mortality that exist between countries
A new Scientific Publication from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), has examined the global problem of social inequalities in cancer, highlighting the large variations in cancer incidence, survival, and mortality that exist between countries.
Abbott announced on Thursday the world’s first point-of-care viral load diagnostic test, has received the World Health Organization’s Prequalification approval (WHO PQ).
NIH names Dr. Debara L. Tucci as the next director of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., has selected Debara L. Tucci, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., to lead the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) as its new director.
Sierra Leone has achieved vast declines in malaria deaths between 2010 and 2015, the highest in Western Africa. This is linked to a range of interventions, including increased availability of diagnostic tests, free treatments and mass distribution of insecticide treated nets (ITNs).