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 …

How Long Before We Have the Universal Availability of Insulin

According to the International Diabetes Federation, there are over 371 million people around the world who suffer from diabetes. And yesterday, 14th November, marked 2013’s World Diabetes Day. The day, aimed at raising awareness and support for those suffering from the infliction, saw events take place across the globe and as well as organisations lighting up national monuments blue in …

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 …