NASWSI and Project Orbis - are they essentially the same?

7 September 2022 - We compare and contrast the two initiatives to bring new medicines to the market faster. ...

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MS Health push for nurses to hand out abortion pills

27 July 2022 - Nurses and midwives would prescribe medical abortion pills under a push by the company that imports ...

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If Medicare Part D redesign ever happens, it could lead to lower prescription drug prices

2 March 2022 - On 1 March, during the State of the Union address, President Biden continued to push for some ...

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FDA needs a competitiveness czar

15 October 2021 - The FDA needs a Deputy Commissioner for Regulatory Competitiveness.  ...

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Could big pharma actually lose this fight over drug prices? It's Biden's call.

3 June 2021 - More than 20 years ago, when I was the press secretary for then-Congressman Bernie Sanders, I rode ...

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Terminal cancer patients denied new treatments due to slow TGA approval

31 March 2021 - Desperate cancer patients are begging Australia’s drugs regulator to save lives by speeding up approvals and cutting ...

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FDA statement on following the authorised dosing schedules for COVID-19 vaccines

4 January 2021 - Two different mRNA vaccines have now shown remarkable effectiveness of about 95% in preventing COVID-19 disease ...

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Is it time for the FDA to be independent?

3 November 2020 - Public health experts and lay observers alike have expressed concerns that, under political pressure, the FDA ...

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US may need to look to Germany to reform drug pricing

19 August 2020 - US administrative and legislative efforts are moving the United States and Germany more into alignment on drug ...

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Congress should set fair rules that force drug corporations to negotiate prices

14 October 2019 - As a pastor, I am deeply invested in the health and well being of my community. ...

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New rules will keep the best medications from desperate Canadians

12 September 2019 - One reaction to recent amendments to the rules of the federal Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, ...

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Trump directs Azar to work on Florida drug import plan

6 May 2019 - President Donald Trump on Monday directed Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to work with ...

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'Wacky' drug price system keeps costs high for patients paying for prescriptions, FDA chief says

26 February 2019 - "The sick people are helping to subsidise the healthy people. That's not how insurance is supposed to ...

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Sanders unveils aggressive new bill targeting drug prices

20 November 2018 - Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Ro Khanna on Tuesday unveiled a bill aimed at aggressively lowering ...

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Drug company ‘shenanigans’ to block generics come under federal scrutiny

14 April 2018 - Trump administration officials, seeking ways to lower drug costs, are targeting pharmaceutical companies that refuse to ...

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