Items Tagged with 'International'


EU OKs General Electric's Abbott Buy

European Union antitrust regulators on Wednesday approved General Electric Co.'s 5.99 billion euros ($8.3 billion) bid to buy the diagnostics business of Abbott Laboratories. Read More

Wyeth to Expand R&D in Dublin

The Wyeth Corporation is to establish a new R&D laboratory at its Grange Castle campus in Dublin, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Micheál Martin announced. Read More

Novartis Sends Malaria Drug to Tanzania

To mark Africa Malaria Day earlier this week, Novartis announced it delivered 4.7 million courses of its life-saving malaria drug, Coartem, to Tanzania, where malaria is the leading cause of death in both children and adults. Read More

U.S. and South Korea Seal Fair Trade Deal

Trade representatives from the U.S. and South Korea April 1 successfully concluded months-long negotiations on a fair trade agreement (FTA) that includes provisions to increase access to innovative medicines and medical technologies and lengthen patent exclusivity for original products.

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