“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
Today we talk about the watermelons. No, the subject of nitrates in early the fruit we have at the moment not interested in you will often hear in the news, at least for another month. Talking about the wholesome and healing properties of this miracle berry in its original form, in the absence of any kind of chemicals as fertilizers.
Homeland of watermelon — Central and southern Africa, the ancient Arab cultural type of watermelon has been known for 15 centuries before our era, in Russia, the melons appeared by Royal decree in the 17th century.
The sugar content in watermelon (fructose, sucrose, glucose) reaches 12%, and in addition they include pectin, fiber, vitamins b and C, iron salts, magnesium, potassium, etc.
Watermelon acts as a diuretic, antitoxic, and tonic remedy, and in addition, is an excellent dietary product.
In fever use the following composition, to lower the temperature of:
— “watermelon milk”. Grind watermelon seeds (fresh) with cold water in a ratio of 1:10 and give drink 1 tsp. every 2 hours. If you wish you can add honey or sugar.
For the diuretic effect you need to eat in a day 2-2,5 kg of watermelon pulp. If the stones in the bladder are dissolved salts under the action of the watermelon, as if drinking urine selecively bezboleznennyy and dissolved salts from the body. Continue reading
What is traditional medicine? When we can neglect the achievements of modern medicine and to turn to millennial experience of our ancestors? Should sort out this issue.
Why in the modern world, people are increasingly resorting to the methods of folk medicine. neglecting visits to clinics and hospitals? Maybe people have lost faith in the capabilities of doctors? Maybe it is because for the past couple of decades, everything that is done in public health institutions, does not cause in the average citizen’s trust. Indeed, often there are situations of improper use of drugs or production of erroneous diagnosis.
As modern people began to pay more attention to their health, do sports, read a lot about health, eating became more correctly. Besides, today is rather well-developed network of information and communication in any subject you can find a lot of answers in the media, the Internet and television. And it is very good. So, people tend to live longer. And they make medicine to catch up. Around the world gradually developed a tendency to live longer and, if possible, as healthy as possible.
But in our country people, having lost faith in the possibilities of scientific medicine, more and more began to turn to presentiations medicine. considering that the people cannot be wrong. Although people sometimes makes mistakes. Of course, I wish our medicine has become same civilized, as abroad, then, may be, and no longer need the recipes from people. Continue reading