Tag: access

AF, Fibrosis Ablation Falls Short, but Signs of Hope

The addition of image-guided atrial fibrosis ablation did not significantly reduce the risk of recurrence relative to pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) alone in patients with...

Most States’ COVID-19 Vaccination Plans Created Without Advice on Health Equity

(Reuters Health) – Most states created their vaccine distribution plans without getting advice from a health equity committee, and often without input from minority communities,...

COVID-19 Vaccine Phase 3 Trial Consent Forms Score Low in Readability

(Reuters Health) – The consent forms used for the Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trials were written at a higher reading level than that of the...

Cash-Strapped Venezuela Cannot Join COVAX Vaccine Program, PAHO Says

MEXICO CITY/CARACAS (Reuters) – The timeline has closed for Venezuela to join the COVAX facility for COVID-19 vaccines, an official with the Pan American Health...

Household consumption growth to remain impacted in 2021: BCG Report

New Delhi: The current pandemic is likely to shape consumer thinking and consequently impact shopping behaviour, and the overall consumption growth is likely to get...

EU Plans Easier Access to Generics in Potential Blow to Big Drugmakers

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission wants to make it easier for patients to access cheaper, generic medicines, a draft EU document seen by Reuters...

U.N. Agency Says Coronavirus Emergency Could Trump Some Patent Rights

GENEVA (Reuters) – Discussions are under way on enabling wider access to some patented drugs and medical supplies during the coronavirus pandemic, the head of...