Personna® Medical Showcases DermaBlade® At The 23rd World Congress of Dermatology

June 3, 2015

VERONA, Virginia, June 3, 2015 / PRNewswire — Personna Medical, a leading provider of high-quality blades for medical applications, announced today that it will showcase the world’s premier shave biopsy tool, the Personna DermaBlade® at the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology (“WCD”) Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia which takes place on June 8-12, 2015. Visit […]

Johnson & Johnson Expands IP Policy to Create Broad Access in 128 Countries for Development of New and Optimized HIV Medicine Formulations for Children Living with HIV

May 11, 2015

– Expanded Policy will Increase Access for Darunavir Pediatric Formulations in 128 Resource-Limited Countries RARITAN, New Jersey, May 11, 2015 / PRNewswire – Johnson & Johnson today announced that its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies have furthered their commitment to improve the health of children living with HIV through an expanded policy aimed at enhancing access to its HIV […]

Elekta apporte un traitement contre le cancer à des millions de personnes en Afrique

May 7, 2015

– Ian Alexander de chez Elekta déclare que le manque de traitements actuel est « totalement inacceptable » STOCKHOLM et PRETORIA, Afrique du Sud, le 7 mai 2015 /PRNewswire/ — En Afrique, le cancer tue plus de personnes que le VIH/SIDA, le paludisme et la tuberculose réunis[1]. Environ 40 pour cent des cas de cancer peuvent être évités[2] et 40 pour cent […]

Elekta to bring cancer treatment to millions in Africa

May 6, 2015

– Elekta’s Ian Alexander says current lack of treatment is “totally unacceptable” STOCKHOLM and PRETORIA, South Africa, May 6, 2015 / PRNewswire — In Africa, cancer kills more people than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined[1]. Approximately 40 percent of cancer cases can be prevented[2] and 40 percent can be cured with the right treatment[3]. Together […]

MCW Facilitates Historic Partnership To Provide Interdisciplinary Healthcare Training In Tanzania

April 28, 2015

– An innovative collaboration between the Tanzanian Government through its Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Muhimbili University, New York University College of Nursing and MCW set to begin next month. NEW YORK, April 27, 2015 / PRNewswire – As part of its Oral Health Care Initiative, which has the vision to improve oral health care […]

The Hidden Opportunity for Climate Compatible Development

April 20, 2015

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Aspen Global Health and Development, the Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health, and the U.S. Agency for International Development hosted a dialogue with high-level thought leaders and policymakers to explore the hidden opportunity for climate compatible development. Tony Dokoupil, host of MSNBC Shift’s Greenhouse, moderated the conversation with the […]

PRB: Youth Are Key to Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases in Africa

April 20, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 20, 2015 / PRNewswire — Establishing healthy behaviors among young Africans could help stem a looming regional epidemic of noncommunicable diseases like cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and chronic respiratory conditions, according to the Population Reference Bureau (PRB). In all North African countries except Sudan, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are already responsible for at […]

PRB : la jeunesse au coeur de la lutte contre les maladies non transmissibles en Afrique

April 20, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya, 20 avril 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Le fait d’établir des comportements sains chez les jeunes en Afrique pourrait permettre de ralentir l’épidémie régionale imminente de maladies non transmissibles telles que le cancer, le diabète, les maladies cardiovasculaires et les troubles respiratoires chroniques, d’après le Population Reference Bureau (PRB). Dans tous les pays nord-africains à l’exception du […]