Ethics/Regulatory

FDA updates blood donor referral policy

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

The FDA has issued final guidance outlining updated blood donor deferral recommendations to help ensure continued safety of the blood supply by reducing the risk of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission by blood and blood products. [Read More]

Cummings criticizes Turing’s fake price cut

Friday, December 4, 2015

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, has sent a letter to former hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, condemning his company’s efforts to tout a 50% “price cut” for Daraprim after the company increased the price of the drug in August by 5,000%.

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SGU Public Health M.P.H. program reaccredited

Wednesday, November 18, 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.

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