Johnson & Johnson Appoints Thibaut Mongon as CEO Designate of Planned New Consumer Health Company
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. May 11, 2022– Johnson & Johnson (the “Company”) (NYSE: JNJ) today announced the appointment of Thibaut Mongon as Chief Executive Officer Designate and Paul Ruh as Chief Financial Officer Designate of the future, listed New Consumer Health Company. As announced in November 2021, the planned separation would create two global leaders – the new Johnson & Johnson and the New Consumer Health Company - that are better positioned to deliver improved health outcomes for patients and consumers through innovation, pursue more targeted business strategies and accelerate growth.This leadership trans...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

Roche pledges to extend commitment to the World Federation of Hemophilia Humanitarian Aid Program to 2028
The renewed commitment will provide continued preventative (prophylactic) treatment to as many as 1,000 people withhaemophilia A in locations where there is little to no access tohaemophilia treatmentProphylactic treatment aims to prevent bleeds and allow people withhaemophilia to achieve quality of life comparable to non-haemophilic individuals. Access to this is particularly restricted in developing countries, with the limited healthcare resources reserved for emergency situations and acute bleedsMore than 940 people across 30 countries have already benefited from Roche ’s donations since the start of the partnership i...
Source: Roche Media News - May 10, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Work on $58 million Baptist Health facility reaches new phase in development
The facility is part of Baptist Health ’s strategic plan to invest $1 billion into major outpatient facilities. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 2, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Laurel Deppen Source Type: news

Eritrea: Keynote Speech By Minister Amina Hussein At the Launching Ceremony of Five Years Strategic Plan of the Health Sector.
[Shabait] Honorable Ministers! (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Launching of Health Sector Strategic Development Plan
[Shabait] At a ceremony held today, 28 April, at Asmara Palace Hotel, in which representatives of partner institutions as well as heads of UN offices in Eritrea took part, the Ministry of Health launched five years Strategic Plan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

United Kingdom Proposes 40-Year Asbestos Removal Deadline
The United Kingdom’s Work and Pensions Committee has proposed a 40-year timeline to complete the regulated removal of all long-standing legacy asbestos from public and commercial buildings, potentially setting a new standard for other nations to follow. Its proposal was recently delivered to the House of Commons with a recommendation that the government and Health and Safety Executive incorporate the findings into their approach to asbestos management. The U.K. already is one of more than 60 nations in the world to have banned asbestos, but none have passed this type of regulation for legacy asbestos, which has bee...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - April 28, 2022 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Tags: Asbestos Exposure Source Type: news

Arizona's bioscience sector hits record highs 20 years into strategic plan
While Arizona's bioscience sector has shown record high growth in many areas, it is lagging behind the national averages in attracting much needed venture capital to grow these companies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 21, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Statement on Alabama Opioid Settlement Agreement
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ, April 19, 2022 - Johnson & Johnson and its U.S.-based Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies (collectively, the “Company”) today announced a settlement agreement with the State of Alabama and its participating subdivisions resolving current and future opioid-related claims against the Company. With this agreement, the Company is removed from filed cases in the state.The $77 million settlement with Alabama is consistent with the framework of the recently finalized nationwide opioid settlement agreement. This settlement is not an admission of any liability or wrongdoing and the Company will continue to d...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group seeks Research Associate - Liverpool, UK
Salary:£35,326 per annumContract type: Full-time Fixed term until March 2024Closing date: 15 May 2022LSTM ’s Centre for Evidence Synthesis in Global Health runs the “Research, Evidence and Development Initiative” (READ-It) and contains the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG). The CIDG was established in 1995. They are world leaders in evidence synthesis related to public health in the tropics. They have a wide portfolio of Cochrane reviews in malaria and neglected tropical diseases, amongst other topics.Teams are already in place for some of the reviews and they have experienced technical specialists in all ar...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 19, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Reports Q1 2022 Results
New Brunswick, N.J. (April 19, 2022) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for first-quarter 2022. “Our first quarter results demonstrate strong performance across the enterprise, despite macro-economic headwinds. I am incredibly proud of Johnson & Johnson’s 144,000 employees for their relentless passion and Credo-based commitment to delivering transformative healthcare solutions to patients and customers around the world,” said Joaquin Duato, Chief Executive Officer. “Looking ahead, I remain confident in the future of Johnson & Johnson as we continue advancing our portfolio and inno...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Financial Source Type: news

St. Jude names new scientific director to lead during 'pivotal time of growth'
Globally recognized, award-winning physician-scientist, Dr. J. Paul Taylor, has been tapped to serve as the new scientific director and EVP of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the hospital announced in a press release on Monday, April 18. According to the release, Taylor will assume the role at “a pivotal time of growth,” as the hospital looks to significantly expand its scientific enterprise as part of its $11.5 billion, six-year strategic plan.  “I’m both humbled and thrilled… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Aishwarya Airy Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Statement on West Virginia Opioid Settlement Agreement
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 18, 2022 - Johnson & Johnson and its U.S.-based Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies (collectively, the “Company”) today announced a settlement agreement with the State of West Virginia and its participating subdivisions resolving their opioid-related claims against the Company. With this agreement, the Company is removed from the trial ongoing in Kanawha County, West Virginia.The $99 million settlement will directly support local community efforts to seek meaningful progress in addressing the opioid crisis in West Virginia. This settlement is not an admission of liability or wrongdoing and m...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Catherine Spencer to join Cochrane as new Chief Executive Officer
Cochrane ’s Governing Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Spencer as Cochrane’s new Chief Executive Officer. Catherine joins Cochrane fromThe Seafarers ’ Charity where she held the position of CEO.Prior to her role at The Seafarers ’ Charity, Catherine was acting Chief Operating Officer and Director of Communications and Change Management at international public health research organisation,icddrb, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Between 2008-2015 Catherine held various senior management roles at theArmy Families Federation, including three years as Chief Executive.Governing Board Co-Chairs, Tracey How...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 7, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

South Africa: What Should the TB Priorities Be in the New National Strategic Plan?
[spotlight] The period covered by South Africa's National Strategic Plan (NSP) for HIV, TB, and STIs 2017 - 2022 will soon come to an end and a new NSP will have to be developed for the next five years. Against the backdrop of World TB Day (24 March), Spotlight asked several local TB experts what they think should be the tuberculosis (TB) priorities in the new plan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - April 1, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

When Is Too Much Autism Awareness Still Not Enough?
By Saima Wazed and Zain Bari RizviDHAKA, Bangladesh, Apr 1 2022 (IPS) When is too much Autism awareness still not enough? This thought recurs every April as we near World Autism Day on April 2, and parents reach out to me after reading enthusiastic and well-meaning news and journal articles – which are actually harmful and hurtful. Saima W. HossainIn 2008, along with a few dedicated parents and professionals, we began our effort to raise awareness around Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We eventually came together to form an advocacy, capacity-building, and research-based not-for-profit organization (Shuchona Foundation)...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Saima Wazed and Zain Bari Rizvi Tags: Asia-Pacific Education Featured Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Women's Health IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news