News tagged with funding

Australia pension fund reviewing tobacco stake

The Australian government's pension fund for public servants said Thursday it was reviewing its investment in tobacco shares following the passage of plain packaging laws in a bid to curb smoking.

Oct 25, 2012
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Clinton, others announce contraception deal

(AP)—Prices for long-acting contraception will be halved for 27 million women in the developing world through a new partnership, former President Bill Clinton and other world leaders announced Wednesday.

Sep 26, 2012
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Can disclosure hurt the translation of research?

All major clinical trials now include disclosures detailing who funded the study to ensure transparency. However, is it possible that this transparency is actually hurting research? One might assume that the methodological ...

Sep 19, 2012
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