“Gilead” has signed a licensing agreement with the Indian manufacturers
On 15 September it was announced that the company “Gilead” has signed a licensing agreement with seven Indian companies for the rights to produce and sell drugs sofosbuvir (“Cavaldi”) and ledipasvir for the treatment of viral hepatitis C in the territory of certain countries.
Under the agreement, the licensees will be able to supply sofosbuvir and combination drug ledipasvir/sofosbuvir in 91 markets of countries with low and middle income countries. According to preliminary data, the price for a three-month course of treatment with sofosbuvir should be around 900 USD.
According ITPCru, in the region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia the license applies only to Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. Russia, Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova are not included in the territory of the license.
Experts in the field of health and representatives of civil society accused of “Gilead” in that the company’s policy, oriented solely to obtain commercial gain, blocking access to the drug. Even in developed countries cannot afford to provide the drug to all those in need because of overly high prices, reaching 84000. According to some studies, the cost of production of a three-month course sofoluwe is only about 70 dollars. Continue reading
Method of treatment using animals is called animal therapy and this is understandable, because in English this word means “treatment of animals”. Of course, we are not talking about any violent methods. From such procedures, no creature gets hurt. Basic observation of their behavior calms us and leads to a state of calm. As for Pets, they often are responsible for the harmony of family relations, can improve the atmosphere in the house. Those who have the family all right, and you can buy tickets to the theater, relax with the whole family on the weekends. Often our four-legged friends become the sole interlocutors for those who have no family. In this case, a pet can support, to listen, to understand its owner.
It is recommended to have Pets for those who have children. The fact is that in this case four-legged friends contribute to the development of a sense of responsibility in children, improve concentration, provide an opportunity to develop the skills of verbal and non-verbal communication. Agree that this is very important!
So, what are these animals and what can cure us. Let us understand and we’ll start with the usual dogs. As to their nature, these human companions are known for their loyalty,kindness and a high level of mental development. Continue reading
The South of Ukraine, and especially Crimea, due to climatic characteristics are prone to the cultivation of medicinal herbs. Today, people are beginning to understand that drugs and preventive tools based
chemical compounds are not so much useful, how many harmful. In this regard, the direction of medicinal herbs is of particular relevance. This organic, natural product of nature. This aspect is little developed. The production facilities are today can’t cover the needs of the market, today demand exceeds supply.
The attractiveness of the cultural cultivation of medicinal plants relevant for the South and the fact that irrigation is not a prerequisite: the grass will grow without it. But if you increase watering, the yield will increase several times. The profitability of growing some herbs (for example, stevia in a greenhouse) exceeds the profitability of strawberry.
Collecting medicinal herbs is considered our Project as well as a business resource in the fight against poverty. For families who have no money to invest in a greenhouse, vegetables or berries, the opportunity to go and pick wild herbs – exit from the economic deadlock. Can do this people of all ages, women, children. Continue reading