On 7 March 2016, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) launched PRIME : Priority Medicines. PRIME is a new scheme that will provide scientific and regulatory support to researchers and medicine developers with the aim of benefitting patients without treatment options or “unmet medical needs”.
A brief look at universal health coverage examples in the UK and Thailand.
Mental health advocates have been surprised by two reviews of mental health services arriving at the same time.
The World Health Organization (WHO) held the first of its twice-yearly Executive Board meetings for 2016 at the end of January.
They say that in the past, governments avoided international scrutiny of their national health policies by evoking sovereignty as a defence. Things have changed over the last fifteen years as global health governance starts taking root.
This year's Congress will focus on 'innovation improving sustainable access: how to boost your reach and impact'.
Welcoming in a new year often brings reflection in our personal and professional lives as we think about what is coming up and what changes we want to make.
A judge has ruled that a daughter can give consent to refuse treatment on behalf of her mother in a ‘vegetative state’.
Have your say about the Executive Board meeting at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, 25-30 January 2016.
A group of scientists have launched a crowd-sourcing project to fund research into using anti-malarial drugs to address colorectal cancer.


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