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US generics lobby group, GPhA, sets out 2014 priorities

US generics lobby group, GPhA, sets out 2014 priorities


The US trade group the Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) has identified its key priorities for…

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FDA takes two important actions on drug shortages

FDA takes two important actions on drug shortages


The US Food and Drug Administration revealed yesterday that it is taking two actions to further enhance…

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Canada's Health Minister sets out plan to help reduce impact of drug shortages


A national protocol for the public notification of drug shortages and a toolkit that identifies steps…

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Canadian govt move to plain language for drug labeling


Canadian Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq has announced the launch of the Plain Language Labeling Initiative,…

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Canadians have access to fewer new medicines than in most OECD countries


Compared to 32 other developed countries, Canada's public drug plans perform poorly in providing access…

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Top-10 US health industry issues to watch in 2013 identified by PwC


As the USA's health industry undertakes a full transition to meet requirements of the Affordable Care…

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New rules in Canada to address Rx drug abuse


To launch National Addictions Awareness Week, Canada's Federal Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq, and…

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New approaches for evaluating benefits and risks of obesity drugs from QW


The USA's George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (GW) has released…

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US health care reform looks to squeeze players up and down the value chain


This summer's landmark Supreme Court decision to uphold the USA's Patient Privacy and Affordable Care…

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FDA itself largely responsible for US drug shortages; report


American patients and doctors currently confront an unprecedented shortage of critical drugs, which are…

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US patients get faster access to more cancer drugs than Europeans, says Tufts


Cancer patients in the USA get faster access to more oncology drugs to treat their disease than patients…

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Health Canada received nearly 42 thousand domestic AR reports in 2011


In 2011, the medical industry regulatory Health Canada received 41,923 domestic drug adverse reaction…

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Meaningless red tape causing US medicines shortages; Oversight Report


A recent report from the US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform documents a critical shortage…

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All "baby boomers" should be tested once for hepatitis C, says USA's CDC


On the eve of the first ever National Hepatitis Testing Day (May 19), the US Centers for Disease Control…

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