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Khor 1HealthGood and bad news for half a million Malaysians suffering from Hepatitis C:  there is a new effective medicine but a patient was charged RM385,000 for one course.  In India it is available for less than RM4,000.   Can anything be done about this?

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Khor 1Hydrocodone with Acetaminophen Tablets on a Prescription FormThis week the World Health Assembly will adopt a global plan to address antibiotic resistance and other forms of antimicrobial resistance, which poses a threat to human health and survival.  But will the plan be implemented?

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InvestmentKhor 1Malaysia is taking the lead on two fronts to prevent the use of trade and investment agreements from blocking anti-smoking measures, but will these initiatives succeed?

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Khor 1HealthEbola is a deadly disease, with no approved cure.  This raises various issues, and urgent steps must be taken to contain and fight it.

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Khor 1Affordable_MedicinesA resolution by Health Ministers to formulate a global plan to deal with antibiotics resistance and a new coalition of NGOs to campaign on this issue gives hope that action may finally be coming.

 

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Khor 1WHOThe pulse of the state of health in the world was taken at the recent World Health Assembly which promoted universal health coverage and pledged to act on antibiotic resistance and on several diseases.

 

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Khor 1Hydrocodone with Acetaminophen Tablets on a Prescription FormLast week the World Health Organisation released the most comprehensive report to date on the alarming worldwide growth of antibiotic resistance, warning that we are already entering a world without antibiotics.

 

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Khor 1Hydrocodone with Acetaminophen Tablets on a Prescription FormThe crisis of antibiotic resistance has gotten worse, and a global action plan must be launched urgently, most appropriately at the World Health Assembly in May.

 

 

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