GlaxoSmithKline to make investments in health infrastructure within developing nations
- GlaxoSmithKline to Share Knowledge, Profits. // Pharmaceutical Representative;May2009, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p9
The article reports on the plan of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to share its drug patents to companies that try to discover new cures for neglected tropical diseases in developing countries. Andrew Witty, chief executive officer (CEO) of GSK, states that their plan is in line with their goal to make...
- A picture of world health. // Current Health 1;Dec91, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p18
Presents an overview of health conditions in the Third World. Peru's cholera epidemic; Causes of cholera; Infant mortality rate; How epidemiologists study death and illness rates; Influences of climate and geography, diet, environmental conditions and economics on health; How infectious diseases...
- Forty years of HOPE. Walsh, William B. // Health Affairs;Jan/Feb1998, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p6
Editorial. Focuses on the fortieth anniversary of Project HOPE, a project which aimed at improving health care in the less developed countries around the world, which is being celebrated in 1998. What the program includes; Information on the program's founder; How it got started.
- Implementing research findings in developing countries. Garner, Paul; Kale, Rajendra // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);08/22/98, Vol. 317 Issue 7157, p531
Examines the constraints on good practice in developing countries and identifies opportunities that will help the implementation of research findings by health professionals, policymakers and patients. Information on the initiative to develop evidence based care; Details on the health care...
- Apply criteria to improve health systems in developing countries. Beran, David; Yudkin, John S. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;2/18/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7844, p27
A letter to the editor is presented on the criteria proposed by Shelton to improve health systems in developing countries.
- The need to change health care priorities in LDCs. Griffin, C.C. // Finance & Development;Mar1991, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p45
Recommends strengthening private sector involvement in healthcare delivery in developing countries. Negative results of heavy public spending on hospitals and other curative services; How governments have tried to address the high hospital costs;Proposal for privatizing hospitals and...
- Health care: Order health systems in developing world. Peters, David H.; Bloom, Gerald // Nature;3/7/2013, Vol. 495 Issue 7439, p47
A letter to the editor on health market in developing countries is presented.
- Assessing health needs in developing countries. Wright, John; Walley, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);06/13/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7147, p1819
Assesses and examines the role of health service in developing countries. Reference to the healing methods used in developing countries; Details on problems associated with the treatment of chronic diseases; Methods being proposed to prevent the contraction of the human immunodeficiency virus...
- Optimizing health care is developing countries. Saxenian, Helen // Issues in Science & Technology;Winter94/95, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p42
Presents a discussion on the optimization of health care in developing countries. Use of cost-effective interventions; Identification of a minimum package of health services; Costs and financing; Funding of the package; Role of donors in the health care system.