Friday, December 4, 2015
St. George’s University (SGU), based in True Blue, Grenada, has announced that its Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program received accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health for seven more years—the maximum reaccreditation term. The accreditation will empower SGU’s Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine to continue educating leaders in the global health community.
China is cracking down on its pharmaceuticals industry by denying applications for 11 medicines with inadequate or suspect clinical data. [Read More]
In a recent study, only two-thirds of clinical trials per drug that supported new drug approvals in 2012 were disclosed, falling below legal and ethical standards.
Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats of the New Jersey General Assembly (Pamela Lampitt, Daniel Benson, Shavonda Sumter, Nancy Pinkin, and Herb Conaway Jr., M.D.) to make it easier for consumers to obtain more cost-effective, “generic” versions of biological medicines used to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, anemia, psoriasis and various forms of cancer has been signed into law.
Democrats in the U.S. House have formed an Affordable Drug Pricing Task Force to tackle meaningful action to combat the skyrocketing costs of pharmaceuticals.