The International Light Association (ILA) is delighted to announce at their conference in September this year, the inception of an annual International Light Day (ILD) the first of which will be celebrated on 22 September 2013, the autumn equinox.
According to a new report by Diabetes UK, test strips are being denied or rationed by the NHS to save money. In response to this, a new website has been launched that offers low priced glucose test strips to enable patients to continue their regular testing.
The launch event at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, London, brought together healthcare leaders from CCGs and CSUs, all keen to adopt outcomes based commissioning for their populations. Bob Ricketts’s opening address called for a much-needed transformation in the commissioning landscape.
UNITAID’s approach to transform health product markets has delivered price reductions of up to 80% for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria medicines and diagnostics for the world’s poor, according to Results Beyond Investment, its 2012 Annual Report just released.
Boulder Diagnostics Inc. announced today the European market launch of its ParaFlor™ kits for the detection of Giardia, Cryptosporidium and Blastocystis infections for human and veterinary applications.