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Just 10% of those harmed in clinical trials in India receive compensation

January 21, 2019
Sales and Marketing India, WHO, clinical trials, compensation, health

Clinical trials have led to nearly 5,000 deaths in India since 2005, while just a fraction of those affected have …


WHO confirm Tanzania FDA as Africa’s first well-functioning regulatory body

December 11, 2018
Manufacturing and Production Africa, TFDA, Tanzania, WHO, regulation, regulatory

Tanzania has become the first country in Africa to achieve a well-functioning regulatory system for medical products, according to the …


Ebola outbreak in Congo may last another 6 months, WHO officials say

November 14, 2018
Research and Development Congo, Ebola, WHO, health, infectious diseases

The outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is expected to last until mid-2019, a World Health …


Top Ten most popular articles on Pharmafile.com this week

October 12, 2018
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing WHO, biosimilars. GSK, manufacturing, pharma, top 10

Politics played a big role in pharma this week after Trump introduced legislation aimed at reducing the price of drugs. …


WHO voices concern over British immigration policies after researchers refused entry

October 10, 2018
Research and Development WHO, academia, immigration, research, universities

The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed concern over the UK’s immigration polices, after a number of academics were refused …


UK government accused of using Brexit to avoid antimicrobial resistance ruling

September 28, 2018
Medical Communications AMR, Antibiotics, UK, WHO, antimicrobial resistance, farming, politics

The British government has been accused of using Brexit to avoid implementing new EU legislation preventing powerful antibiotics from be …


WHO ship 500 tons of medicine to Yemen

September 6, 2018
Manufacturing and Production Sanaa, WHO, Yemen, middle east, sana'a, war

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has airlifted more than 500 tons of medicines to Yemen over the previous month in …


Trump administration resists WHO efforts to tackle antimicrobial resistance

August 31, 2018
Medical Communications AMR, Trump, US, US government, WHO, antimicrobial resistance

The Trump administration is in the process of drafting an alternative to the World Health Organization’s guidelines on the use …


Ferring’s heat-stable drug could stop post-childbirth bleeding, WHO says

June 28, 2018
Research and Development Carbetocin, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, MSD, WHO, childbirth, pharma

A new formulation of a drug to prevent excessive bleeding in women after childbirth could save thousands of lives, says …


World heading towards 25% of total population being obese

May 23, 2018
Research and Development WHO, biotech, drugs, obesity, pharma, pharmaceutical

The latest global research paints a bleak picture of future global public health, predicting that almost a quarter of the …


Novartis to invest $100m in new malaria treatments

April 17, 2018
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Novartis, WHO, malaria, pharma

Novartis has revealed it is to invest $100 million into the research and development of new treatments for malaria over …


WHO warns of worst cholera outbreak in modern history in war-torn Yemen

December 4, 2017
Sales and Marketing Cholera, Saudi Arabia, WHO, Yemen, pharma

The conflict and poor economic situation in Yemen is creating a “perfect mix” for a resurgence of cholera in the …


Budget cuts to the President’s Malaria Initiative could risk 67 million lives, report finds

November 22, 2017
Medical Communications, Research and Development Africa, Trump, USA, WHO, malaria, pharma

A team of researchers at Imperial College London (ICL) has argued that the proposal by US Congress to cut the …


Sanofi plans summit to tackle diabetes in 5 million Nigerian citizens

October 17, 2017
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications Nigeria, Sanofi, WHO, diabetes, pharma

Sanofi Aventis Nigeria plans to put together a National Diabetes Summit to address crisis in the country as five million …


Global campaign to reduce cholera deaths by 90%

October 4, 2017
Medical Communications, Research and Development Cholera, WHO, biotech, drugs, pharma, pharmaceutical

A new campaign, launched by the WHO, has begun today to reduce deaths from cholera by 90% through to 2030. …

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