Healthcare

May 25, 2017

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Julphar’s Board of Directors Meeting Held on May 18th, 2017

During the meeting held on May 18th 2017, Julphar Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries’ Board of Directors released the company’s quarterly results and business achievements for the first three months of the year.

The Board discussed the situation in Middle East and North Africa (MENA), impacted by the environment in the Iraqi, Egyptian and Libyan markets, with the company achieving sales amounting"...

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May 24, 2017

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Victor Christou to Present at Global University Venturing: Fusion Event in London

Cambridge Innovation Capital (CIC), a Cambridge-based investor in technology and healthcare companies, announces that its CEO, Victor Christou, will be presenting at the Global University Venturing: Fusion event in London this evening.

Christou will address the current issues in venture funding, including the substantial gap between seed and scale-up. A recent study of over 1,000 UK science and technology businesses suggests that less than 10% of"...

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May 24, 2017

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IPF patients treated with OFEV® (nintedanib) versus placebo were twice as likely to have improved or stable lung function1

Boehringer Ingelheim today announced the presentation of new analyses on the use of OFEV® (nintedanib) in treating idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) at the 2017 American Thoracic Society (ATS) conference. Abstracts presented at the conference support the established efficacy and safety data for OFEV®, and offer further insights into its effect on lung function in IPF patients.

Pooled data from the two Phase III INPULSIS® trials showed"...

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May 23, 2017

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Octapharma Underlines Strong Commitment to Haemophilia A Patients with the Publication of New Clinical Data on PK-guided Personalized Prophylaxis According to the NuPreviq Approach with Nuwiq®

Octapharma announces positive new clinical data in 66 previously treated patients (PTPs) with severe haemophilia A (HA) undergoing PK-guided personalized prophylaxis with Nuwiq® according to the NuPreviq Approach. Data from the NuPreviq study (GENA-21,NCT01863758) were published online in April 2017 as an Early View article in the internationally renowned medical journal, Haemophilia.

The NuPreviq study was initiated in August 2013 with the"...

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May 23, 2017

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ATS 2017 Spiriva® Respimat® improves breathing for people with asthma regardless of BMI or allergic status

  • Adding tiotropium Respimat® improved lung function and asthma symptom control in children and adolescents,* regardless of their type of allergic asthma, compared to placebo1,2
  • The addition of tiotropium Respimat® improved airflow obstruction in adults with symptomatic asthma, independent of body mass index (BMI) compared to placebo3
  • In all analyses, people experiencing uncontrolled asthma symptoms saw improvements in their breathing by adding tiotropium Respimat® to an ICS or combination ICS/LABA1,2,3

Boehringer"...

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May 23, 2017

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GE Healthcare and Women in Global Health Announce First Annual Heroines of Health Awards

At this year’s World Health Assembly, GE Healthcare and Women in Global Health, a movement that strives for greater gender equality in global health leadership, are joining forces to honor and celebrate women in global health.

Today, women make up 75 percent of the global healthcare workforce in many regions1 and contribute nearly $3 trillion to the industry. But too often their contributions go unpaid and unrecognized – and stories"...

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May 18, 2017

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FPI18: President Bouteflika awarded Prize of African Pharmacists

President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika was awarded Tuesday in Algiers the Prize of the African Pharmacists in recognition of the efforts made by Algeria for the success of the 18th International Pharmaceutical Forum, placed under his patronage, APS reported.

This award was presented to the Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform, Abdelmalek Boudiaf,"...

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May 17, 2017

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Pharmaceutical Industry: Professionals advocate inter-African cooperation

The development of pharmaceutical industry in Africa requires cooperation among the countries of this continent in search of its self-sufficiency in medicines”, pleaded, on Tuesday in Algiers, participants in the 18th edition of the International Pharmaceutical Forum (FPI18), APS reported.

The participants believe that the pharmaceutical industry is a niche of"...

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May 16, 2017

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Africa patients offered online helping hand

Mobile technology is rapidly transforming the way business is being conducted in Africa, particularly in the healthcare industry, as a result of the growth in internet connectivity.

With patients in Africa having to wait in long queues, travel vast distances or wait weeks for a visit from a healthcare provider, e-health innovations have the potential to change the lives of millions.

These"...

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May 16, 2017

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Boehringer Ingelheim Inaugurates World-Class Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Facility in China 

  • First phase investment of more than €70 million
  • The facility is designed to operate 2000L scale single-use bioreactors and fill/finish capabilities
  • It is the first and only biopharmaceutical manufacturing site established by a multinational active pharmaceutical company in China

Today, Boehringer Ingelheim inaugurated its commercial production site for biopharmaceuticals in Zhang Jiang Hi-tech Park of Shanghai (China). The site, with the first-phase investment of more than €70"...

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