Posts tagged ‘drugs’

  • Scientist prepares protein samples for analysis in a lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton Forum Article

    Is evidence-based medicine broken?

    Evidence-based medicine, as David Sackett and his colleagues wrote in 1996, is “the conscientious… more

  • Counterfeit steroids seized by the U.S. Customs & Border Protection is seen at the agency’s offices at John F. Kennedy Airport Social Entrepreneurs Event

    Fighting the scourge of fake medicines

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • Forum Video

    Video: How can we tackle mental health disorders?

    One in four of us will experience mental health problems at some point in our lives, and because many… more

  • Forum Article

    Nigeria’s surprising weapons in the fight to save lives

    World Health Day draws attention to the fight against vector-borne diseases – diseases that are… more

  • Global Shapers Article

    The digital case for decriminalizing drugs

    I was in the room as the World Economic Forum hosted The Drugs Dilemma, the Forum's first-ever debate… more

  • Forum Article

    Inside the placebo effect

    For many medical researchers and followers of science, few things are more unsettling than the placebo… more

  • Forum Article

    Health in hard places

    Improving health in the developing world must go beyond drug pricing and donations, argues Joseph… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Intellectual property – have we struck the right balance?

    The idea of protecting Intellectual Property (IP) is not a new one. According to a study by Stanford… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Tackling the torrent of illicit trade

    The value of illicit trade – primarily the sale of counterfeit goods – is estimated at US$ 650… more

  • Forum Event

    What are Latin American leaders doing to tackle corruption?

    World Economic Forum on Latin America 2012

    , Puerto Vallarta, Mexico