The terrible outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has shown the challenges of containing such a virulent infectious disease. The effort to defeat Ebola is focused on infection prevention and control by establishing cordon sanitaires and supplying medical staff with personal protective equipment, including gloves, gowns and masks. Rigorous infection control remains the best defence when these outbreaks occur, but vaccines to prevent and medicines to treat the infection could make a vital contribution to defeating this disease.Read more
The Health Service Journal has named ABPI Chief Executive Stephen Whitehead as one of 25 HSJ lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) role models.Read more
A new Medicines Manufacturing Industry Partnership (MMIP) has been jointly established by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) and the BioIndustry Association (BIA).Read more
Following the outcome of the Scottish referendum, ABPI Scotland, which represents the research-based pharmaceutical industry in the UK, is looking forward to working with all stakeholders to ensure that patients in Scotland get greater, more rapid access to new medicines and the research and business environment supports the growth of the critical medicines sector.Read more
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