Media Reports – International

For European international — see “Europe” in Europe

[International] Jie Zhang et al., A microbial supply chain for production of the anti-cancer drug vinblastin, Nature, 31 August 2022. See also here, here.

[Europe] WHO, Global shortage of innovative antibiotics fuels emergence and spread of drug-resistance, WHO, 15 April 2021.

[International] Anon.,  WHO issues alarming report on coming shortage of antibiotics, Intellectual Property Watch, 20 September 2017.

[International] Keila Guimarães, Pharma’s Big Fail: Benzathine Penicillin shortages are bringing syphilis back all over the world, Quartz, 18 May 2017.

[International] Bill Corcoran, Shortage of antiretroviral drugs hampering fight against AIDS, Irish Times, 26 June 2016.

[International] ISPE, Recognizes leaders in drug shortage prevention at 2016 annual FOYA Awards Banquet [Baxter and Janssen], press release, 8 June 2016.

[International] Joseph Allen, The UN’s misguided focus on patents as the cause of drug shortages, IP Watchdog, 15 May 2016.

[International] Zachary Brennan, WHO offers new plan to limit drug shortages, RAPS, 29 January 2016

[International-Europe] Ingrid Torjesen, Drug shortages. It’s time for Europe to Act, Pharmaceutical Journal, 29 January 2015.

[International] International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers, Plan to prevent drug shortages, released 14 October 2014. [plan can be downloaded from this site]

[International] Cecil B. Wilson, International Summit on Medicine Shortage, Toronto, Canada, World Medical Association, 26 June 2013. View the Report here.

[International] International Call to Action to Alleviate Drug Shortages–European Hematology Association, American Society of Hematology, European Cancer Patient Coalition, 16 June 2012

[International] Andy Gray and Henri Manasse, WHO shortages of medicines: a complex global challenge, WHO Bulletin, 30 March 2012.