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  • WHO Ebola Vaccine Meeting

    … charity, funding agencies and foundations, the GAVI alliance for childhood immunization, and development banks, including the African Development Bank, the European Investment Bank, and the World Bank Group. Main conclusions reached Impact of vaccines on further evolution of the epidemic The meeting concluded that vaccines will have a significant impact on the further evolution of the epidemic in any scenario, from best-case to worst-case. Financing of vaccine development, clinical trials, and …

  • Scenarios For Health Care Reform

    … being inconsequential to the money they are going to lose on the federal price gauging that is likely to take place. Here are some possible health care scenarios, some which may be good for the pharmaceutical industry, some which could even be disastrous.  One scenario is that the government will use its buying power, through Medicare programs, to demand lower drug prices from the pharmaceutical industry.  This program could lower the drug prices in Medicare up to 15%, with the burden of cost …

  • Pharmaceutical Companies Rush Ahead to Prepare Swine Flu Vaccine

    … countries around the world are concerned they won’t have enough stock piled vaccines in preparation for a worse case scenario.  But not all drug manufacturers are falling behind schedule.  Companies like MedImmune are actually developing excess amounts due to its innovative vaccine design process. MedImmune is able to make so many vaccines because they are making their product from a weakened flu virus rather than a neutralized live virus.  Live viruses produce a stronger immune response …

  • How Life Science Companies can Survive the Economic Downturn

    … business drivers…What are they? In the process industry one of these is a braod application of LEAN principles and process excellence methodology. Lean in Support Functions Lean Manufacturing Lean Laboratory Lean Compliance I firmly believe this is a MUST scenario today more than ever and if it’s applied enthusiastically and continuously the results will be transformational. It’s not a universal panacea by any means, but it is a key tool in the strategic toolbox of a healthy thriving …