health equity

Public health, racial equity, climate action drive Biden’s budget requests for healthcare

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President Joe Biden has submitted his discretionary budget for 2022 to Congress. Among its healthcare provisions are funding requests for the CDC, mental health and social determinants of health programs. But there are some unusual requests as well, such as funding for an Office of… Read More »Public health, racial equity, climate action drive Biden’s budget requests for healthcare

PhRMA member companies share how they are improving clinical trial diversity

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As part of the biopharmaceutical industry’s efforts to improve health outcomes for patients in underserved communities, PhRMA member companies are identifying ways to improve clinical trial diversity and reduce barriers to participation for Black and Brown communities. As these efforts continue to take shape, our… Read More »PhRMA member companies share how they are improving clinical trial diversity

Strengthening a culture dedicated to patients and equity: A conversation with Percival Barretto-Ko, President of Astellas US

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This year our industry has been working around the clock to combat the COVID-19 virus, including developing effective therapeutics to treat COVID-19 and vaccines to prevent future infections. Outside of the novel coronavirus, major social issues have been brought to the forefront of public discourse.… Read More »Strengthening a culture dedicated to patients and equity: A conversation with Percival Barretto-Ko, President of Astellas US

PhRMA CAREs Grant request for proposals: Addressing racial disparities in medication utilization and adherence

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Systemic racism is as real as any disease, and our industry is not immune. This summer, in the wake of a national outcry for racial and social justice, our industry offered a firm stance – systemic racism is a disease. As a pharmacist and public… Read More »PhRMA CAREs Grant request for proposals: Addressing racial disparities in medication utilization and adherence

ICYMI – Addressing health inequities: PhRMA is rising to the occasion

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Conversations and healthy debate about issues facing our industry and the health care system are critical to addressing some of today’s challenges and opportunities. The Catalyst welcomes guest contributors, including patients, stakeholders, innovators and others, to share their perspectives and point of view.

Sharing rebates can improve access to medicines and increase health equity

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Conversations and healthy debate about issues facing our industry and the health care system are critical to addressing some of today’s challenges and opportunities. The Catalyst welcomes guest contributors, including patients, stakeholders, innovators and others, to share their perspectives and point of view. Today, we… Read More »Sharing rebates can improve access to medicines and increase health equity

Guest Post: Amgen Foundation stands for equal opportunities in STEM learning

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Conversations and healthy debate about issues facing our industry and the health care system are critical to addressing some of today’s challenges and opportunities. The Catalyst welcomes guest contributors, including patients, stakeholders, innovators and others, to share their perspectives and point of view. Today, we… Read More »Guest Post: Amgen Foundation stands for equal opportunities in STEM learning

Guest Post: Pride started with protest: Combatting the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and racism this Pride Month

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Conversations and healthy debate about issues facing our industry and the health care system are critical to addressing some of today’s challenges and opportunities. The Catalyst welcomes guest contributors, including patients, stakeholders, innovators and others, to share their perspectives and point of view. Today, we… Read More »Guest Post: Pride started with protest: Combatting the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and racism this Pride Month