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Donald Trump nominates Dr Stephen Hahn as next FDA Commissioner

November 4, 2019
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Donald Trump, FDA, Ned Sharpless, President trump, Scott Gottlieb, Trump, US

The US FDA could be set to receive its next long-term Commissioner after the White House revealed President Donald Trump’s …


Trump’s FDA: Is the US regulator being steered by the President?

September 9, 2019
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing FDA, Trump, US, drug safety, pharma

FDA activity has fallen under Donald Trump, with the number of warning letters issued by the regulator dropping by a …


US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders pledges to allow Americans to import drugs from Canada

August 2, 2019
Medical Communications Bernie Sanders, Canada, Trump, US, democrats, prescription drugs

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has said he will, on his first day in office, allow for the importation of …


Top Ten most popular articles on this week!

July 12, 2019
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing GSK, HPV, NHS, NICE, Novartis, Pfizer, Trump, pharma, vaccines

This week’s most popular story covered news of Trump’s claims that he will introduce an executive order to ensure the …

Trump administration drops law to end rebates for PBMs

July 11, 2019
Medical Communications PBMs, Rebates, Trump, USA, pharma, us politics

The Trump administration has dropped plans to introduce a law which would end rebates on prescription drugs under Medicare. The …

US Judge blocks Trump administration law requiring pharma to include prices in TV ads

July 9, 2019
Manufacturing and Production Amgen, Eli Lilly, MSD, TV ads, Trump, USA, court, pharma

A judge has blocked the Trump administration from enacting a law that would require pharmaceutical companies to include the prices …


Trump says executive order will ensure US will pay lowest prices in the world for drugs

July 8, 2019
Sales and Marketing Trump, US, executive order, pharma, politics, pricing

President Donald Trump has said that the White House is working on a ‘favoured nation clause’ to ensure the United …


FDA sharpen focus on pharmaceutical companies under Trump

July 5, 2019
Medical Communications FDA, Obama, Trump, USA, pharma, regulation

The overall number of warning letters being sent out by the FDA has dropped under President Donald Trump, according to …


Read the July/August edition of Pharmafocus online now!

June 28, 2019
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing NHS, Orkambi, Trump, UK, brexit, generics, manufacturing compliance, pharma

The latest monthly edition of Pharmafocus, the July/August issue, is available to read for free online now!The UK remains split …


Drugmakers sue Trump over prices in TV ads

June 17, 2019
Sales and Marketing Amgen, Eli Lilly, HHS, MSD, Merck, Trump, pharma

Amgen, Eli Lilly and MSD have sued the Trump administration to try and block measures to force pharma companies to …


Gilead will give 11 years’ worth of PrEP drugs to those at risk of HIV after ‘discussions’ with Trump

May 10, 2019
Medical Communications Gilead, HIV, PrEP, Trump, Truvada, descovy

Gilead Sciences has agreed to donate 11 years’ worth PrEP drugs for up to 200,000 individuals each year, following “discussions …

Pharma boosts lobby spending in first quarter of 2019

April 24, 2019
Research and Development PhRMA, Trump, USA, congress, lobbying, lobbyists, pharma

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) trade lobbyists have spent near record levels on lobbying in the first …

J&J to include prices in drug ads on TV

February 8, 2019
Medical Communications J&J, JJ, Johnson & Johnson, Trump, pharma, pricing

US multinational Johnson & Johnson has announced that it will include the price of its medicines in TV commercials for …

Including prices on TV ads only works when the price is listed alone

January 23, 2019
Research and Development Trump, USA, pharma, pricing

Requiring pharmaceutical companies to publish the price of their drugs on adverts on TV, would probably not help to control …

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