Get insights into the experiences of a healthcare professional in South Africa in this second episode of our series on medical professionals and their tireless efforts to increase access to healthcare. Here, Dr. Mark Sonderup, a hepatologist at an academic hospital in Cape Town, South Africa, shares his goals: to make access to medical care, and reliable medical information, as universal as he can.
By Rex Clements, Head of Global Franchises at Sandoz.
A tenth anniversary could be a fairly unremarkable date in healthcare, but 2016 marked the coming of age of biosimilars – and the next decade is full of promise for patients.
Fly over Australia’s outback, visit a midwife in Ethiopia and learn about how we can make life-changing biologic medicines accessible for more patients - in the new issue of ‘Making Access Happen - For better healthcare around the world’
Lord Jim O’Neill, the author of the UK government-commissioned Review on AMR, has called on the pharmaceutical industry to “think more broadly” about the role it can play in combatting the growing global threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
Since the early 2000s, according to the World Health Organization, some 6.3 million malaria deaths have been prevented. This is the result of broad educational programs, the use of insect-repellant nets and active improvements in access to artemisinin-based treatment. Still, more than 400,000 people die each year of malaria. To save even more lives, UN Senior Advisor Alan Court recommends reducing inefficiencies through public-private partnerships.
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