Tag Archives: Countries

In Poor Countries, Many Covid-19 Patients Are Desperate for Oxygen

As the coronavirus pandemic hits more impoverished countries with fragile health care systems, global health authorities are scrambling for supplies of a simple treatment that saves lives: oxygen. Many patients severely ill with Covid-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, require help with breathing at some point. But now the epidemic is spreading rapidly in… Read More »

Gilead inks deals with generics makers to supply COVID-19 therapy remdesivir for 127 countries

After scoring an early authorization for its COVID-19 therapy remdesivir, Gilead Sciences has been on the hunt for manufacturing partners to help boost production. Through a series of licensing agreements with generics makers, Gilead has taken the first steps to build that network.  Gilead signed nonexclusive licensing agreements with five generic drug makers operating in India and… Read More »

41 Countries Later, This Doc’s Pick for Best Health System “Hack” | Dr. Niti Pall, KPMG & AXA

Health Tech Mar 13, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Dr. Niti Pall has experience working in 41 different health systems around the world in her roles as Global Medical Director for KPMG, Senior Mobile Health Advisor for AXA, and as a General Practitioner in the U.K. With that type of diverse experience across health… Read More »

Countries where coronavirus has been confirmed

Coronavirus is jumping borders, with at least 100 countries having now confirmed at least one case of infection. Stock markets around the world have been savaged, millions of people quarantined, and countries are scrambling to prevent the spread of the deadly virus, implementing emergency plans and travel restrictions on the worst-affected places. “Now that the… Read More »

Countries Sleeping Most

by tonyjuliano The U.S, Belgium, Spain, and some other developed countries are among the countries sleeping most, according to the latest study of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Below is the full list of these countries.     An Australian sleeps 8.53 hours per day     The Spanish spares each day 8.56… Read More »