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Biopharmaceutical industry’s success reducing disparities for African Americans

By Myisha Gatson  |    February 16, 2017
February is Black History Month, and here at PhRMA, we continue our decades-long commitment to reducing disparities in health care for minorities through developing and helping communities access...   Read More

World AIDS Day 2016: A decade of scientific innovation

By Andrew Powaleny  |    December 1, 2016
On World AIDS Day, we are reminded of the significant advances that have been made – many of which occurred over the past decade – to help transform HIV/AIDS from a once acutely fatal epidemic to...   Read More

Burden on patients: Access to medicines in health insurance exchange plans

By Allyson Funk  |    June 23, 2016
Access to prescription medicines is critical to help patients manage their chronic conditions and maximize quality of life. Unfortunately, even with insurance coverage, many patients still...   Read More

Clinical Trials Q&A: A patient’s perspective

By Jocelyn Ulrich  |    May 4, 2016
Conversations and healthy debate about issues facing our industry and the health care system are critical to addressing some of today’s challenges and opportunities. The Catalyst welcomes guest...   Read More

India denies patent on novel HIV/AIDS medicine

By Mark Grayson  |    April 14, 2016
In 2014, several months after Prime Minister Modi took office, he announced an ambitious initiative called “Make in India.” The goal was to encourage foreign and domestic companies to manufacture...   Read More

Celebrating tremendous advances in HIV/AIDS on National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By Hannah Mooney  |    April 11, 2016
Yesterday was National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, an opportunity to educate on the impact of HIV and AIDS and to recognize advances in science that have brought hope to Americans. Thankfully,...   Read More

New report celebrates a decade of progress in chronic diseases

By Holly Campbell  |    February 25, 2016
In the last 10 years, incredible progress has been made by the biopharmaceutical industry in the treatment of chronic diseases. With about half of all Americans, or 117 million people, living with...   Read More

World AIDS Day: Making progress

By Andrew Powaleny  |    December 1, 2015
Today is World AIDS Day and for many Americans who are HIV positive or who have AIDS, the outlook for those living with the disease has never – thankfully – been more promising. The HIV/AIDS...   Read More

PDUFA 101

By Andrew Powaleny  |    September 3, 2015
With Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) VI FDA-Industry negotiations about to commence, we’re taking a look at what PDUFA is, how it works, and explaining why it has been a tremendous success...   Read More

Who is pushing for price controls? The answer may surprise you

By Priscilla VanderVeer  |    August 24, 2015
Progress in medical innovation over the past few years has been nothing short of remarkable. A once incurable disease – hepatitis C – now has cure rates above 90 percent. Patients previously...   Read More

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