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27 Jun 2017

Technology can accelerate universal healthcare in Africa – WHO

Every year, 11 million Africans fall into poverty due to high out-of-pocket payments for healthcare; technology could change that.   By Inna Lazareva | 27 June 2017 YAOUNDE, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – […]

19 Jun 2017

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Philanthropy: the “golden key” to unlock China’s next chapter of modernization?

19 June 2017 By Anna-Marie Harling, Director, Thought Leadership – Philanthropy, UBS Wealth Management, and Christina Tung, Head Philanthropy Advisory, Asia Pacific, UBS Wealth Management Having just spent time with […]

16 Jun 2017

Sanofi chief says U.S. Supreme Court ruling on biologics has “immediate impact”

By Matthias Blamont (Reuters) | 16 June 2017 PARIS, The U.S Supreme Court decision to speed access to copycat biologics drugs on Monday was expected but has an “immediate impact”, Sanofi Chief Executive […]

15 Jun 2017

Federal judge orders more environmental analysis of Dakota pipeline

By Valerie Volcovici (Reuters) | 15 June 2017 WASHINGTON, A federal judge ordered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reconsider its environmental review of the Dakota Access Pipeline on Wednesday, opening up […]

15 Jun 2017

Google bets on European biotech drugs, backs new fund

By Ben Hirschler (Reuters) | 15 June 2017 LONDON, Google is betting on the potential of European biotech companies to deliver life-changing drugs by investing alongside Swiss company Novartis (NOVN.S) in a new […]

13 Jun 2017

Global energy demand stumbles for third year: BP

Ron Bousso | 13 June 2017 (Reuters) Global energy demand continued its sluggish rise last year as growth in Chinese consumption fell to its lowest in nearly two decades, while […]

12 Jun 2017

Roche CEO still optimistic on new breast cancer drug

By Kirsti Knolle (Reuters) | 11 June 2017 Roche is convinced a new breast cancer drug will have a significant role in treating the disease despite recent trial results that […]

12 Jun 2017

Supreme Court speeds copycat biologic drugs to market

By Andrew Chung (Reuters) | 12 June 2017 WASHINGTON, The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday cut the time it will take for copycat versions of biologic drugs to get to the market in […]

9 Jun 2017

‘Tumor agnostic’ cancer drugs seen boosting wider genetic tests

By Julie Steenhuysen (Reuters) | 9 June 2017 New cancer drugs that target genetic mutations regardless of where the tumor is growing should expand the practice of testing patients for […]

9 Jun 2017

Zika affects 5 percent of babies with confirmed infections: CDC

By Julie Steenhuysen (Reuters) | 8 June 2017 The first report on how the Zika virus affected U.S. territories showed that 5 percent of women with confirmed infections had babies with birth defects, […]

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