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Civil Society Groups Urge EU to Support WHO Cancer Resolution

On March 30, 2017, seventeen civil society organizations issued a letter to the EU, urging support for a proposed resolution concerning cancer research and development at the upcoming 70th World Health Assembly in May. The signatories of the letter (listed below) called on the EU to support the cancer resolution, which mandates a feasibility study Read more about Civil Society Groups Urge EU to Support WHO Cancer Resolution[…]

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Sen. Sanders Introduces Medical Innovation Prize Fund Act

On March 2, 2017, Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., introduced the Medical Innovation Prize Fund Act (S. 495), which would create an over $100 billion prize fund (set at 0.55-percent of the United States GDP) to reward medical innovation in lieu of the grant of monopolies on new drugs.┬áThis bill, which is substantively similar to various Read more about Sen. Sanders Introduces Medical Innovation Prize Fund Act[…]