Ahead of UN General Assembly, pharmaceutical industry underscores need for pandemic preparedness plans to support innovation and equity

Ahead of discussions at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78), the trade association representing the innovative pharmaceutical industry, the IFPMA, has warned that current pandemic preparedness plans should not undermine what worked well in response to COVID-19 and must support both “innovation and equity.”

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Drug Companies’ Safety Pledge on COVID-19 Vaccine Quest

Michael Gusmano, a Rutgers bioethicist and health policy expert, is available to discuss the pledge by drug manufacturers to uphold ethical standards and scientific principles in the global quest for a COVID-19 vaccine. “The safety pledge indicates the pharmaceutical industry…

New book examines human right to health, pushes for rating system for pharmaceutical companies

Every human being has the right to health and new initiatives should be put in place to encourage pharmaceutical companies to ensure that everyone has access to essential medicine, according to a new book from Nicole Hassoun, professor of philosophy at Binghamton University, State University of New York.