Novartis joins fight against malaria

Novartis has become the first healthcare company to join United Against Malaria (UAM), a pan-Africa campaign to end malaria-related deaths and suffering by 2015....

Best-selling drugs cheaper in Europe

European prices of 170 best-selling drugs averaged 40% less than US prices in 2008, recent research has revealed. Within Europe, it was found,...

Study confirms Cervarix efficacy

The largest efficacy trial of a cervical cancer vaccine has shown that Cervarix protects against the five most common cancer-causing virus types. The...

Positive CHMP opinion for Javlor

The CHMP has issued a positive opinion recommending EU marketing authorisation for Javlor from Laboratoires Pierre Fabre. The drug has been recommended for...

EU lung cancer approval for Alimta

Alimta (pemetrexed for injection) has become the first agent approved in Europe as maintenance therapy for advanced, nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer. The European...

Scientists recognised for Alzheimer’s research

Four scientists have been recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association for their extraordinary achievements in advancing Alzheimer's research at its 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer's...

Big pharma goes legally blonde

Reese Witherspoon is to produce and star in a new comedy about a woman’s career within the drug industry. Currently under development by Universal...

Security,Opportunity,Success: how Ashfield In2Focus can help you build a career

Pharmaceutical companies are downsizing, but one UK company keeps getting bigger. Ashfield In2Focus shows how its commitment to personal and professional development is providing...

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Roche expands Global Access Program beyond HIV

Roche has announced that its Global Access Program is expanding beyond HIV, to include Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), Hepatitis B and C (HBV and HCV),...

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‘Patient centricity’, the process of designing a service or solution around a patient’s wants, needs and preferences, is a key aspiration for the NHS....

Embedding patient centric care with digital health apps

Health professionals see apps as a crucial step on the road to care that is more efficient and more patient centred than today. How...

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Health professionals see apps as a crucial step on the road to care that is more efficient and more patient centred than today. How...
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Nurofen launches a 24 hour ibuprofen pain relief patch

Nurofen announces the launch of the UK’s only 24 hour clinically proven pain relief patch containing ibuprofen.  Despite body pain being among the most commonly...

How can the NHS deliver patient centric care?

‘Patient centricity’, the process of designing a service or solution around a patient’s wants, needs and preferences, is a key aspiration for the NHS....
NICE has approved a first-in-class gene silencing therapy for hereditary amyloidosis.

Gene silencing therapy for hereditary amyloidosis approved by NICE

NICE has approved a first-in-class gene silencing therapy for hereditary amyloidosis. RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics company, Alnylam UK Limited has welcomed a decision from the...
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How to be a successful key account manager

Pf asked two consultants from top pharma recruitment consultancies for their views on what it takes to be a successful key account manager.   Andy Boyd, Senior...