Patients could one day self-administer vaccines using a needleless, pill-sized technology that jet-releases a stream of vaccine inside the mouth, according to a proof-of-concept study conducted at UC Berkeley.
The study did not test vaccine delivery in people, but demonstrated that the technology, called MucoJet, is capable of delivering vaccine-sized … Continue reading
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Vaccines have come a long way scientifically, technologically and economically. But in one crucial aspect—distribution—they are still lagging behind.
“Many existing vaccine supply chains in low- and middle-income countries were established in the late 1970s and ’80s and have … Continue reading
Brückenkopf recently interviewed with Mr. Dr. Izak Daizade M.D – founder and R&D Manager at UNFO Med, who offers innovative device to treat newborns afflicted with congenital foot deformities.
(Q: Question from Brückenkopf GmbH / A: Answer from Mr. Dr. Izak Daizade M.D by UNFO Med)
Q: Mr. Dr. … Continue reading
On October 25, 2016, The 5th WHO Interregional Seminar for Quality Control Laboratories involved in the WHO Prequalification was held in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China. It is the first time that the WHO seminar on prequalification of quality control laboratories was held in China. During the seminar, more than 60 … Continue reading
The proposals announced today, which are part of a joint consultation by NICE and NHS England, would see the introduction of a ‘fast track’ option for appraising technologies which offer exceptional value for money.
This would mean treatments that have a likely cost per QALY (quality adjusted life year) of … Continue reading
IBM and Siemens Healthineers announced a five-year, global strategic alliance in Population Health Management (PHM). The alliance aims to help hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, and other
providers deliver value-based care to patients with complex, chronic and costly conditions such as heart disease and cancer. The health-focused
… Continue reading