The innovation of the new treatments has outpaced the rate at which NICE (The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) appraises the treatments via its existing method of appraisal. NICE recently announcing taking a “proportionate approach” to technology appraisals is a landscape change ensuring faster guidance and efficiency gains.
Although conflicts have existed since the beginning of human civilization, 21st century saw a surge in mass violence, wars, genocide and continued conflict. In 2008 alone, 345 conflicts were ongoing worldwide, of which 134 (39%) involved large-scale violence resulting in millions of deaths.
Antimicrobial Resistance: A threat to the world! But, how does the UK’s ‘Netflix-style’ payment model appeal to roll out new antimicrobials and combat AMR?
This blog covers the latest developments in the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) space and how the UK’s recently approved ‘Netflix-style’ subscription-based payment model can work as an example to the world to reverse the decline in the antibiotics category.
No matter how reliable a brand is: from manufacturer to retailer there could be at least 6 different parties (manufacturer, packer, mover, chain of distributors, wholesaler, retailer) who carried your product before it reached you. So is it the right time to change our idea of trust? This is exactly what a blockchain is trying to resolve everywhere. A trust issue.
Who picks the price of a drug? Is it the market, the State, or the manufacturer? Medicines prices vary around the world and are the result of different processes and strategies. Depending upon the structure of the market, the price decision mechanism of drugs can fall under different types of games involving multiple players.