Canada eases access to permanent residence for healthcare professionals

Doctors from all over the world who choose to work in the country are essential to making that happen. The minister of immigration, refugees and Citizenship announced changes to make it easier for foreign-born doctors to stay in Canada.
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22 hours ago

J&J names consumer health business Kenvue ahead of spin-off

The company has faced nearly 40,000 lawsuits alleging its baby powder and other talc products contained asbestos linked to mesothelioma and ovarian cancer in women who used it for personal hygiene. The business also houses Band-Aid bandages and Tylenol medicines and generated revenue of $14.6 billion in 2021.
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IHH Healthcare in talks with Indian authorities over stalled open offer for additional 26.1 percent stake in Fortis Healthcare

Apex court ordered a forensic audit of the share sale of Fortis to IHH Healthcare executed in 2018. The company said the Supreme Court has not found nor indicated any wrongdoing by IHH in terms of our investment into Fortis in its final order.
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IHH Healthcare in discussions with Indian authorities over stalled open offer in Fortis Healthcare

Apex court ordered a forensic audit of the share sale of Fortis to IHH Healthcare executed in 2018. The company said the Supreme Court has not found nor indicated any wrongdoing by IHH in terms of our investment into Fortis.
#IHHHealthcare #Indian #News #Health #Healthcare

2 days ago

Mandatory tender offer: Malaysia’s IHH Healthcare seeks further advice to determine next course of action - The Economic Times

IHH has won a bid for a 31% stake in Fortis in 2018. It triggered an open offer for another 26% as per Indian regulations. Shareholders would have had the right to tender their shares at a fixed price. But it could not be triggered.
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2 days ago

Pfizer files for US approval for Omicron booster for kids │ GMA News Online

New generation of anti-COVID vaccines targets both the original strain of coronavirus and the BA.4 and BA.5 lineages. If the FDA authorizes the vaccine, the shot will still need another green light from the centers for disease control and prevention.
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3 days ago

Eli Lilly & Co

Shares of Eli Lilly & Co. LLY, -1.27% slid 1.27% to $307.50 on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak.
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3 days ago

Pfizer/BioNTech seek FDA nod for new COVID boosters for children

The application comes just days after moderna (MRNA.O) also applied for its own Omicron-targeting shot in adolescents aged 12 to 17 years and children aged six to 11 years. The rollout of bivalent booster doses for older age groups has been off to a slow start in the united states compared to the first boosters last year.
#Pfizer #Omicron #News #Health #Healthcare

3 days ago

Pfizer CEO tests positive for COVID for a second time

Chief executive of Pfizer said on Saturday he tested positive for COVID-19. He had started a course of the company's oral antiviral treatment, Paxlovid. The new so-called bivalent shots aim to tackle the dominant BA.5 and BA.4 subvariants.
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5 days ago

'Blood on your hands' if world steps back on tackling COVID now, WHO official says

If rich nations think the pandemic is over, they should help lower-income countries reach that point too, a senior world health organization official told Reuters. In an interview, WHO senior adviser Bruce Aylward warned richer nations must not step back from tackling COVID-19 as a global problem now, ahead of potential waves of infection.
#BruceAylward #Reuters #COVID #News #Health #Healthcare

6 days ago

Covid may cause long-term brain injury, study finds

People who get Covid are at increased risk of brain injuries a year after infection than those who have not had the virus. Strokes, seizures, memory problems and movement disorders are among the issues suffered by patients after infection.
#TheIndependent #Covid #News #Health #Healthcare

6 days ago

Health secretary sets up £500m fund to discharge medically fit NHS patients

Ministers are setting up a £500m adult social care discharge fund. The fund is intended to relieve the pressure on overstretched hospitals. 13,000 of 100,000 general and acute hospital beds are currently filled with "delayed discharge" patients.
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1 weeks ago


The lawsuits allege the pharmacies' contributions to the oversupply of prescription opioids have caused significant losses through their past and ongoing medical treatment costs. It brings the total settlements by the state in opioid lawsuits to $875 million, including $296 million with manufacturers and $400 million with wholesalers.
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1 weeks ago

EPFO moving towards automation; set to rationalise workforce for efficiency

The statutory body has issued a request for proposal to undertake a work study by one of the top 20 national institutions in the category of management. The report needs to be submitted in six months’ time once the study commences on November 1.sAid it is moving more from forceful compliance to voluntary compliance.
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1 weeks ago

Novartis to take U.S

Novartis AG (NOVN.S) plans to ask the supreme court to uphold the validity of a patent it holds on the dosing regimen for multiple sclerosis drug Gilenya. The ruling meant HEC Pharma and other drugmakers would potentially be able to launch a generic version of 0.5Mg. FY 2022 sales will be negatively impacted by USD 0.3Bn.
#NovartisAG #Gilenya #News #Health #Healthcare

1 weeks ago

Judge denies U.S

The justice department had filed a lawsuit in february aimed at stopping the $8 billion acquisition. The deal would give the largest U.S. Health insurer access to its competitors' data and ultimately push up healthcare costs.
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1 weeks ago

KKR, Baring, Temasek vie for Manipal stake - The Economic Times

KKR & Co, Baring Private Equity Asia and Singaporean sovereign fund Temasek Holdings are in talks to buy a 21.5% stake in Manipal Hospitals. The proposed transaction is expected to value the hospital chain at 30,000-32,000 crore ($4 billion), said one of the persons mentioned.
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1 weeks ago

Amazon loses PillPack founders four years after acquisition

TJ Parker and Elliot Cohen, co-founders of pills startup PillPack, will leave amazon at the end of this month. Parker and Cohen helped steer the launch of Amazon Pharmacy.
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1 weeks ago

Manipal group set to acquire Emami’s AMRI hospital chain

Manipal Group is in advanced talks with Emami Group to buy the latter’s AMRI hospital chain at an enterprise value of around 1,500 crore. The parties have failed to come to an agreement on the valuation of the hospital chain until now, one of the people aware of the talks.
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1 weeks ago

Doctors are under unsustainable levels of stress

More than half of healthcare professionals are considering taking early retirement or leaving. They cited increased workloads, mental health and wellbeing as the main reasons. Doctors urgently need recognition, reassurance and realism from the government.
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1 weeks ago