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Opinion Pieces Discuss Issues Surrounding Pharmaceutical Research, Drug Pricing

The Guardian: Drug-price hikes don’t lead to better cures. We must find another way forward Philipp du Cros, infectious diseases specialist and head of the Manson Unit at Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) U.K. “…We must move beyond the idea that high prices are the only way to make…

U.S. Announces $419M In Additional Aid To Assist Syrian Refugees

News outlets report on the Obama administration’s announcement of additional aid to respond to Syrian refugees. The Hill: U.S. pledges another $419M to Syrian refugees “The United States will donate an additional $419 million in humanitarian aid to address the plight of refugees fleeing Syria, the White House said Monday.…

BARDA To Support Research Into Ebola Treatment, Vaccine

CQ HealthBeat: Ebola Drug Attracts $38 Million in BARDA Funds, Moves Toward Human Tests “As much as $38 million in federal funds may be provided under a new agreement for the development of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s Ebola treatment, with an aim of advancing it toward tests in people. … [The…

More Effort Must Be Made To Prevent, Treat Malaria Worldwide, CDC Director Says

VOA News: More Needs to Be Done in Fighting Malaria, CDC Chief Says “…[CDC Director Tom] Frieden said there are ways to prevent and treat malaria. He said more children should sleep under bed nets, which keep mosquitoes from biting them. He would like to see both children and adults…

Australia Should Accept U.S. Call For Longer Data Exclusivity On Medicines In TPP

The Hill: Australia should stop stalling negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Eric V. Schlecht, writer focused on budget and economic issues in Washington, D.C. “…The [Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)] needs to include robust protections for advanced medicines — or we risk derailing investment in future life-saving medical discoveries. … [R]egulators have…

New Global Partnership To Foster Sustainable Development ‘Data Revolution’

Project Syndicate: The Data Revolution for Sustainable Development Jeffrey D. Sachs, professor and director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, and special adviser to the U.N. secretary general on the Millennium Development Goals; Shaida Badiee, managing director and co-founder of Open Data Watch; Robert Chen, director of the Center…

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