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
IntraHealth Commends Proposed Billion-Dollar Initiative for Health Workers, Calls on Congress to Enact It
March 31, 2022IntraHealth International is joining our partners in theFrontline Health Workers Coalition in commending the White House forproposing $1 billion over five years for the global component of its Health Worker Initiative in its FY 23 Budget Proposal, released this week.We join the coalition in calling on Congress to enact the initiative, while also providing a more substantive allocation for core global health funding and global pandemic preparedness investments. Such an approach would ensure strong, locally led, interconnected systems to end the COVID-19 pandemic and better prepare for future emergencies.&ldquo...
Source: IntraHealth International - March 31, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: COVID-19 Policy & Advocacy World Health Worker Week Health Workforce Systems Source Type: news
Gambia: MoH Validates National Health Sector Strategy Plan 2021-2025
[The Point] The Directorate of Planning and Information under the Ministry of Health with support from UN partners last Friday validated the National Health Sector Strategic Plan 2021-2025 at Kairaba Beach hotel. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 30, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news
NSF Strategic Plan
The National Science Foundation 2022-2026 Strategic Plan describes NSF's mission, vision, core values, goals, and strategic objectives for the next five years. The NSF 2022-2026 Strategic Plan builds on 70 years of NSF driving critical research across all fields of S&E and lays out our vision for the future of discovery and innovation. Read on to learn more about NSF's mission, vision, core values, and our goals and objectives. More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/strategic_plan/index.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item. (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - March 28, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news
Tanzania: People With HIV Lament Stigma, Discrimination
[Daily News] PEOPLE Living with HIV (PLHIV) have requested the government to step up campaigns and strategic plans to bring to zero stigmatization and discrimination against them to enable them contribute to the development to the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 14, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
Harris Health System sets stage for growth amid the changing landscape in Harris County
Harris Health System is embarking on a period of transformation designed to improve health countywide. Harris Health, which serves as a safety-net health care provider for Harris County’s most vulnerable communities, outlined a five-year strategic plan at the end of fiscal year 2021. Implementing that plan while continuing to navigate the effects of Covid-19 will yield big changes in our county’ s public and community health infrastructure. “We are a key player in achieving health equity in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lauren Lawley Head Source Type: news
Cochrane Library Editorial: Protecting human health in a time of climate change
A new Cochrane Library editorial has published 'Protecting human health in a time of climate change: how Cochrane should respond. ' Researchers and methodologists have an important contribution to make to the response to climate change, by producing and synthesizing evidence relevant to climate-health impacts. While Cochrane has identified climate change as a key issue in its strategic plans, this editorial explores how to translate that high-level awareness into action and what work is needed.This webinar recording from Denise Thomson, founder and convenor of theCochrane Climate-Health Working Group, explains ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 10, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news
ACR urges Congress to extend Medicare payment cut delay
The American College of Radiology (ACR) is joining in an effort to urge Congres...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR applauds challenge to No Surprises Act ACR seeks changes to FDA paper on 3D printing ACR praises CMS for updated lung cancer screening decision ACR seeks summary judgment in No Surprises Act suit ACR launches new strategic plan (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 7, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news