The Lessons Of The Coronavirus: Let's WorkTogether
The expansion of the coronavirus not only means growing numbers of infected people, restrictions on mobility, cancellations of events and a downturn in the global economy: it is also making it clear that research is best carried out transparently rather than in secret. (Source: Healthcare News)
Source: Healthcare News - March 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Enrique Dans, Contributor Source Type: news

Trump administration faces economic test as coronavirus shakes markets
The global spread of the deadly coronavirus is posing a significant economic test for President Donald Trump, whose three-year stretch of robust growth could be shaken by supply chain delays, a tourism slowdown and ruptures in other critical sectors of the U.S. economy. (Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jim Tankersley, Alan Rappeport and Jeanna Smialek Source Type: news

Mexico ’s Battle with Obesity
Members of the Alliance for Food Health, a collective of organisations and academics, called in Mexico for better regulation of advertising of junk food aimed at children and of food and beverage labelling, during the launch of the report “A childhood hooked on obesity” in Mexico City. Credit: Emilio Godoy/IPSBy N Chandra MohanNEW DELHI, Feb 28 2020 (IPS) Paradoxically, when the number of people suffering from undernourishment or hunger has risen in the world, so, too, have those afflicted by overweight and obesity. Latin America’s second largest economy, Mexico, for instance, is currently battling one of the world...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: N Chandra Mohan Tags: Economy & Trade Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Headlines Health Latin America & the Caribbean TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation (BCFN) Source Type: news

Why coronavirus is a 'shock' to global economy – NC State economist weighs in
As officials in Washington try to calm fears about the coronavirus, known as COVID-19, executives at top companies are warning analysts about the potential for a global economic slowdown. (Source: Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 27, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Centre ’s health outlay woefully off course for 2.5% of GDP target
With economic slowdown, there are apprehensions that allocations for sectors like health could fall even further short in the coming years as the government struggles to meet expenditures it cannot cut back on like salaries and pensions. In such a scenario, even maintaining the current level of health spending as a percentage of GDP could prove to be a challenge. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - February 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news