Why Care About Rare Disease? (infographic)

Why Care About Rare Disease? (infographic)

February 28th is World Rare Disease Day, but why is that important? Check out our infographic to learn more about rare diseases, and how they can have a big impact on the healthcare landscape.

Barriers to Cancer Treatment Access in Latin America

Barriers to Cancer Treatment Access in Latin America

The ACIAPO Foundation of Argentina, together with other patient associations in the region, inquired into the major difficulties encountered by affected people after they receive their diagnoses. The most frequent ones: bureaucracy and exceedingly long waiting times. GLOBALHealthPR Argentina partner Paradigma explains.

Unravelling Australia’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

Unravelling Australia’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, or PBS, is a programme administered by the Australian Government to provide patients with heavily subsidised access to a broad range of prescription medicines. Despite its expansion over the years, access to treatments for some rare disorders under the PBS remains elusive today.

UK and value-based medicine pricing: Pay day cannot come too soon

When does your employer pay you for your toil? For the Brits reading this post it is likely to be the 25th of each month; I’ve been paid on this day since my first post-graduation job as a research microbiologist in 1995. Non-UK resident readers will have a different...