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Prescription drug dependence 'linked to deprivation', says PHE

Prescription drug dependence 'linked to deprivation', says PHE

Public Health England publishes review on prescription rates. The prescription rates of certain addictive medicines are higher in the most deprived areas of England, says a new evidence review published by ... Pharmaceutical companies are fully committed

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  • New hires at Havas Life Medicom New hires at Havas Life Medicom

    Smitha Kusumakar has re-joined the agency as communications manager. Kusumakar has a background in Public Health and was previously a project manager in the public sector. ... Strengthening Havas Life’s editorial team is Richard Power, who joins the

  • UK no longer measles-free as vaccination rates fall dramatically UK no longer measles-free as vaccination rates fall dramatically

    Vaccines are set to help the NHS tackle some of the biggest public health challenges it faces over the next decade: tackling antimicrobial resistance by preventing infections before they start, preparing ... need decisive action across our health service

  • Potential cure for Ebola following trial success Potential cure for Ebola following trial success

    According to the National Institutes of Health, a US medical research agency, final results of the comparable data of these two treatments will likely not be available until late September or ... developed. In July 2019, WHO declared the Ebola outbreak

  • UK sets aside £2.1bn for more no-deal Brexit prep UK sets aside £2.1bn for more no-deal Brexit prep

    Meg Hillier, chair of the Commons public accounts committee, is quoted in the Guardian as saying: “Just because Boris Johnson is making it sound like he’s fighting a war, with ... and public health are protected will be welcomed by the life sciences

  • Who's calling the shots in European healthcare? Who's calling the shots in European healthcare?

    which it believes could hand power to the industry at the expense of public health and patients. ... The EMA is there to protect and promote public health, not promote the industry.

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  • A new era in European Parliament: policymakers need to hear from pharma A new era in European Parliament: policymakers need to hear from pharma

    But these shifting political sands also provide an opportunity for pharma to communicate differently with policymakers, engaging collaboratively to develop solutions to the major public health challenges they face. ... Partnership is essential to improve

  • A new EU in the making, what lies ahead for pharma? A new EU in the making, what lies ahead for pharma?

    Antoine Mialhe. We ask EU politics expert Antoine Mialhe for his views on what lies ahead for the EU, health and pharma over the next five years. ... The Greens won a great number of seats and will play on this result to secure high profile jobs at the

  • Biotech profile: Tom Evans, CEO, Vaccitech.

    US agencies like BARDA have a long history of supporting these innovative approaches to public health. ... Vaccines can have an enormous impact on public health. Do you ever get frustrated that they don’t receive the acclaim and funding of other

  • Crossing the digital divide between big pharma and real-world patients Crossing the digital divide between big pharma and real-world patients

    Specifically in the healthcare space, a recent Royal Society for Public Health report highlighted that two in five parents are exposed to negative messages about vaccines on social media, and found ... At OPEN Health Patient &Brand Communications, we

  • Visualising medicine Visualising medicine

    Visual metaphor. Intramuscular. Dyspnoea. Pharmaceutical advertising has a major challenge: how to communicate such terminology to the public? ... Smartphone apps are driving faster, more efficient emergency medical response, while major bodies such as

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  • New faces at 90TEN, Lucid Group and Porterhouse New faces at 90TEN, Lucid Group and Porterhouse

    Cook joins 90TEN from Public Health England’s National Infection Service, where she worked as senior communications manager. ... Prior to joining Public Health England, Cook worked on UK and global healthcare communications programmes at Golin Health,

  • New starters join Four Communications, Emotive and McCann Health New starters join Four Communications, Emotive and McCann Health

    Sarah Jones, former deputy managing director, is leading the health team at Four Public Affairs, taking the reins as managing director. ... I’m thrilled to be joining McCann Health at such an exciting time.

  • New appointments at 90TEN and WA Health New appointments at 90TEN and WA Health

    Caroline will join Head of Health, Jenny Ousbey to support WA’s ambition to become a major player in the health public affairs and communications market. ... Caroline said:  “I’m delighted to be joining Jenny and the team at WA Health as a

  • McCann Health promotes Briana Ferrigno to president of McCann Global Health McCann Health promotes Briana Ferrigno to president of McCann Global Health

    She will drive growth and diversification of the agency’s portfolio. McCann Health has promoted Briana Ferrigno to head up its specialist agency - McCann Global Health - as its president. ... years. “She is an innovative communicator who understands

  • Acumen appoints new strategy director Acumen appoints new strategy director

    Thomas Bols will focus on reinforcing Acumen’s healthcare practice. Independent consultancy Acumen Public Affairs has named Thomas Bols as its new strategy director, a role that will see him focus ... Bols has also worked in the areas of market access,

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