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Abbott to Subsidize Price of HIV Drug

The US-based pharmaceutical multi-national, the Abbott, has agreed to lower the prices of Kaletra/Aluvia in low and low-middle income countries to one thousand// US dollars, on a request from the World Health Organization’s Director-General Margaret Chan. Kaletra is indicated for the treatment...

Once Again, House Rejects Amendment Preventing Taxpayer Funding for Abortion

...(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO ) "Once again the Democratic Majority has demonstrated it fully intends to fund or subsidize abortion services in their health care plan. Four amendments in two other committees to prevent funding or mandates for abortion have been rejected. ...

Do the Swiss Have the Answer to America's Health Care Dilemma?

...s 80-plus separate health plans competing for business, from which Swiss citizens can freely choose. The government's primary (if not only) role is to subsidize lower-income people. A primary advantage of such a consumer-controlled system, proponents say, is that it spreads risk across the full populati...

Catholic Charities, Vincent De Paul Society Supporting Abortion-Providing Healthcare Plan, Says ALL

... "There is no social justice in rationing charity," said Judie Brown, president of American Life League. "Millions of taxpayers will be forced to subsidize abortion, contraception, euthanasia and bureaucratic denial of health care to the poorest of the poor." The Society of St. Vincent de Paul and...

Economic Stimulus Package to Provide COBRA Subsidies to Laid-Off Workers, Says MedicareSupplementPlans.com

...of 2009 (ARRA), recently signed into law by President Obama. Eligible individuals will pay 35 percent of their COBRA premium; their employers will subsidize the remaining 65 percent for a set period of time, generally not longer than nine months. The subsidy applies to COBRA payments made after February 17...

Congress Moves Forward With Tax-Funded Abortion Plans

...y to pay for abortions. In addition, the House Ways and Means Committee rejected amendments that would have prevented taxpayers from being forced to subsidize abortions within the Democrats' massive health care reform bill. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO ) ...

Hartford's Camp Courant Gets a 'Brick' Up on Summer Thanks to $100,000 Grant From The LEGO(R) Children's Fund

...t champion the importance of creativity in a child's life and are dedicated to inspiring and encouraging youth creativity through monetary grants that subsidize the costs of fostering children's exploration of personal creativity in all forms. Guidelines and grant applications are available at www.LEGOchild...

Earvin 'Magic' Johnson and the Magic Johnson Foundation Give Students their 'Blueprint for Success' at Annual Leadership Conference

...y anticipating the four-day program that promises to educate, entertain and empower. The Taylor Michaels Scholarship Program (TMSP) was implemented to subsidize education expenses for college bound students who show exemplary scholastic achievement but are stifled by their socio-economic condition. "We a...

TeamPraxis Finishes Strong First Year of National Sales

...gher quality care while at the same time providing additional revenue to offset costs in this time of economic uncertainty." Mainland Sales Help subsidize Local Adoption Locally, 80 Hawaii physicians using a TeamPraxis-supported EHR are using CQS to participate in the PQRI program. The bulk of the...

NEJM study addresses impact of Medicare Part D on medical spending

...ge―spent more on prescriptions as well as other medical services." The purpose of Medicare Part D, which took effect in January 2006, is to subsidize the cost of prescription drugs for Medicare beneficiaries, more than 30 percent of whom had limited or no coverage for prescription drugs prior to its...
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AcroMetrix Renews Contract With Group Services for America's Blood Centers

...ty blood centers of GSABC, including EDCNet, AcroMetrix's online data management system. AcroMetrix will be working with all GSABC member labs to help subsidize their transition to AcroMetrix products. About GSABC -- Group Services for America's Blood Centers is a cooperative wholly owned by America's Blood ...
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Norway, Japan prop up whaling industry with taxpayer money

... Gland, Switzerland: The governments of Norway and Japan are using taxpayer money to subsidize their unprofitable whaling industries, according to a first-time analysis of the economics of whaling. Sink or Swim: The Economics of Whaling Today...

Biofuels could hasten climate change

...ed only in former forest land which has already been severely degraded to support only grassy vegetation. "The EU and the US should only import and subsidize bio-fuel from guaranteed sustainable productions and only from countries which can demonstrate that their forests are sustainably managed," says Danie...

2008 Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation awarded to Dr. Ussif Rashid Sumaila

... most damaging commercial fishing technique, since trawlers scrape the seafloor and destroy marine communities in the process. The dollars given to subsidize bottom trawl fleets constituted 25 percent of the total landed value of fish, and amounted to significantly more than fleets estimated profit -- only ...

Using the genomic shortcut to predict bacterial behavior

...uce thermal energy (to heat homes, for example), he deplores the use of biomass for liquid fuel. "The government spends more than $3 billion a year to subsidize ethanol production when it does not provide a net energy balance or gain, is not a renewable energy source or an economical fuel. Further, its product...

Ethanol and biodiesel from crops not worth the energy

...uce thermal energy (to heat homes, for example), he deplores the use of biomass for liquid fuel. "The government spends more than $3 billion a year to subsidize ethanol production when it does not provide a net energy balance or gain, is not a renewable energy source or an economical fuel. Further, its product...
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The MedZilla Report: Febraury 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

..., $147.7 billion dollars have been earmarked for the health care industry, including more than $86 billion for Medicaid, more than $24 billion to help subsidize those paying for COBRA after losing their jobs, and $500 million to train health care personnel. Only time will tell if the Act will be successful, bu...

Sinovac's Credit Rating Upgraded to AAZ, Second Highest Rating

...edit with the Haidian Science Park of Zhongguancun Science and Technology Garden Zone and with the Regulatory Committees (or Haidian Park), which will subsidize 40% of the interest payment for the above mentioned bank loan, which is the highest standard in the area. Mr. Weidong Yin, President and CEO, commen...

DuPont Partnering with China to Increase Farm Productivity

...ped and been promoting the concept of single cross hybrid corn planting among Chinese farmers and invested over US $300,000 (RMB2 million) directly to subsidize farmers in the last season of 2007 for purchase of over 2,000 advanced single kernel vacuum planters. Pioneer also established a partnership with the ...

State criticized over BadgerNet 2 execution; some doubt benefits

...ide of things: someone has to pull the schools together. So KSCADE has been working with the Department of Administration to see if the state can subsidize equipment costs, which according to KSCADE meeting minutes dated March 16 were thought to have been included in the BadgerNet contract originally. ...

Katrina's destruction likely to speed up electronic healthcare records adoption

...electronic records a point of his Grow Wisconsin initiatives, and earlier this year proposed a $10 million grant for setting up a board to oversee and subsidize the development of health records. "When you look at Katrina and medical records, if they had had electronic medical records, they would not have b...

Wisconsin pushes for adoption of electronic health records

...ectronic records a point of his Grow Wisconsin initiatives, and earlier this year proposed a $10 million grant for setting up a board to oversee and subsidize the development of health records. That proposal, however, went down to defeat in the Joint Finance Committee on a 13-3 vote in May. One reason cit...

Was the Telecom Act of 1996 a boon or bomb for U.S.?

...l than they could name four provisions of the 1996 act, which affected their life a lot more than the O.J. trial. I continued: If creating a fund to subsidize local telephone companies were not enough, the act also establishes a non-profit corporation called the National Education Technology Funding Corp. Pa...

Emergence of Internet video is changing the regulatory landscape

... century. At a time when a couple of filmmakers in Madison can create a series that gets seven million hits on the Internet, is it really necessary to subsidize public access television channels? Local officials in some parts of the country are asking that very question. In Gainesville, Fla. late last year,...
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