With World Antibiotic Awareness Week approaching fast, what can we learn from WHO?

November 14-20 marks the 2016 edition of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, a time where health organizations around the world focus on getting the word out about antibiotic resistance, its threats to global health, and what can be done to prevent it. One of the organizations most active in Antibiotic Awareness Week is the World Health Organization (WHO), which also runs …

Download: Naming Biosimilars: future perspectives and the World Health Organisation’s position

You can download this presentation here There's no doubt that the naming of biosimilars is an issue that's widely discussed in the field, and arguably many organisations and entities can forsee potential problems in this space in the future. At a recent WHO meeting, some stakeholders called for the INN system to be applied to biosimilars also, so that biosimilar …

World No Tobacco Day, Friday 31st May

This Friday, the 31st of May is World No Tobacco Day – a global public health campaign supported by the World Health Organisation to ‘highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.' As aptly put by WHO Director-General Dr Chan on her opening address at the Sixty-sixth World Health Assembly, ‘There …