News tagged with public health system

Britain snubs costly Novartis blood cancer drug

British health authorities said on Wednesday they would not recommend Jakavi, a drug produced by Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis to treat a rare form of blood cancer, deeming it too expensive.

Feb 13, 2013
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Spaniards protest health care reforms

(AP)—Thousands of people marched in Madrid on Sunday to protest plans to privatize parts of their public health care system, with some questioning the motives behind the government's actions.

Jan 13, 2013
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Thousands in Spain protest health privatization

(AP)—Several thousand Spanish public health workers and other people marched from four main hospitals in Madrid to converge on a main square in the capital Sunday, protesting the regional government's plans ...

Dec 17, 2012
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Report explores health care reform and U.S. election

As part of a collaboration between Yale and the London School of Economics (LSE), Zack Cooper, assistant professor of health policy and economics at Yale, has distilled the complexities of U.S. health care ...

Nov 01, 2012
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Uruguay takes historic step on abortion

(AP)—Uruguay's Senate legalized first-trimester abortions for all women Wednesday in a groundbreaking measure that came with so many strings attached it left neither side in the bitter debate completely ...

Oct 17, 2012
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