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Guest Series: PhRMA talks racial and health equity with Lauren Powell, VP US Health Equity and Community Wellness, Takeda

By Courtney Christian  |    September 27, 2021
Our industry has committed itself to making our workplaces trusting places to have complex, and sometimes difficult, conversations about diversity and inclusion.   Read More

PhRMA awards $75,000 to fund initiatives to reduce health inequities

By Lori Reilly  |    July 1, 2021
As part of PhRMA’s continuing commitment to build a more just and equitable health care system, we recently awarded $75,000 through our Collaborative Actions to Reach Equity (CAREs) grant program...   Read More

Watch: Building trust and enhancing clinical trial diversity

By Andrew Powaleny  |    June 24, 2021
On June 22, during The Atlantic’s Health Equity Summit, PhRMA hosted a conversation on clinical trial diversity. PhRMA Chief Operating Officer Lori Reilly and Genentech Vice President and Chief...   Read More

More than 800 medicines are in development for diseases that disproportionately affect racial and ethnic communities

By Andrew Powaleny  |    June 22, 2021
We are in a new era of medicine where groundbreaking biopharmaceutical research and development is transforming medicine, but these innovations are meaningless if they don’t reach patients,...   Read More

PhRMA hosts first stakeholder workshop on clinical trial diversity

By Stephen J. Ubl  |    June 11, 2021
This week, 500+ health care and community members from over 150 organizations came together at PhRMA’s first stakeholder workshop focused on improving diversity in clinical trials. At the virtual...   Read More

PhRMA CAREs Grant request for proposals: Addressing inequities in access to COVID-19 testing, therapeutics and vaccines

By Guest Contributor  |    May 6, 2021
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

PhRMA member companies share how they are improving clinical trial diversity

By Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall  |    April 14, 2021
As part of the biopharmaceutical industry’s efforts to improve health outcomes for patients in underserved communities, PhRMA member companies are identifying ways to improve clinical trial...   Read More

Guest post: PhRMA talks racial and health equity with Stephanie Dyson, Head of Office at Biogen

By Courtney Christian  |    January 28, 2021
Our industry has committed itself to making our workplaces trusting places to have complex, and sometimes difficult, conversations about diversity and inclusion.   Read More

Paper finds gaps in health data are a barrier to health equity

By Emily Donaldson  |    January 11, 2021
COVID-19 has laid bare racial disparities in the United States health system. For example, COVID-19 cases among Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islanders are up to 2.5 times higher as compared to...   Read More

New research shows hotspots of inequity relate to increased COVID-19 hospitalizations

By Jackie McRae  |    January 8, 2021
As part of PhRMA’s continuing work to address health inequities, we are partnering with researchers to study hotspots of COVID-19 and chronic disease inequities in New York state. Reports this...   Read More

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