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COVID19
Jordan recorded 82 deaths and 7,183 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the total number of cases since the beginning of the crisis to 589,316. The death toll has risen to 6,554. The cases are: 3,196 in Amman 1,317 in Irbid, including 246 in Ramtha 511 in Balqa 362 in Karak 341 in Jerash 310 in Zarqa 259 in Aqaba 221 in Madaba 205 in Mafraq 176 in Ajloun 159 in Tafilah 126 in Ma'an, including 40 Petra A total of 408 cases have been admitted to the hospitals, and 342 have been discharged upon recovery. There are a total of
IGBA
IGBA, the International Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association (IGBA), representing global manufacturers of generic and biosimilar medicines, announced today that Sudarshan Jain, Secretary General of the Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance (IPA), is taking over the position of IGBA Chair for 2021 from Hanan Sboul, Secretary General of the Jordanian Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers. “2020 was an unprecedented year in many ways. Tremendous engagement and commitment by our member associations and their member companies were required to face up to the numerous challenges never encountered before to ensure that patients worldwide get the treatments they need”, commented the outgoing IGBA Chair Hanan
country status
Dr. Hanan Sboul participated in the meeting of country status report 2020 discussion, which discussed the health sector status during the Corona pandemic, the meeting was held Dec. 28th 2020, the Minister of Health Natheer Obeidat said Monday that a proposal is currently under consideration for the introduction of universal healthcare insurance that leads to setting up a unified referral entity that involves multiple stakeholders. This type of insurance will be under one umbrella and one fund managed by the Ministry of Health with the participation of many bodies, such as the Social Security Corporation, Obeidat told a Zoom-powered meeting
biosimilar week
IGBA will be launching tomorrow the Global Biosimilars Week November which will be 16 - 20 Nov. 2020 IGBA member companies are the pioneers and global leaders in the development and marketing of biosimilar medicines. Global Biosimilars Week is a time to engage in a globally aligned educational initiative to raise awareness of biosimilar medicines. Through daily themes, we encourage you to share resources about the value of biosimilars: biosimilar basics, regulation, benefits, clinical use and market adoption as well as future opportunities for patients, healthcare professionals and healthcare system. Follow hashtag #GlobalBiosimilarsWeek on social media Message of the IGBA
COVID19
Jordan has recorded 60 deaths and 7,933 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis to 163,926. The number of COVID-19 deaths in Jordan now totals 1,969. The cases are: 2,412 in Amman 998 in Irbid, including 230 in Ramtha 522 in Zarqa 347 in Karak 144 in Ma'an, including 70 in Petra 65 in Tafilah 1,893 in Aqaba 708 in Jerash 379 in Balqa 291 in Madaba 127 in Mafraq 47 in Ajloun A total of 248 cases have been admitted to the hospitals, and 214 have been discharged upon
HU
تعزيزًا للتعاون المشترك العلمي والتطبيقي وتبادل الخبرات والتدريب في مجال الصيدلة، وُقع المركز الريادي للأبحاث الأكاديمية التطبيقية في إدارة الرعاية العلاجية وخدمة المرضى في الجامعة الهاشمية والاتحاد الأردني لمنتجي الادوية مذكرة تفاهم مشتركة بين الجانبين، وقعها عن الاتحاد الدكتور ماهر محمد الكردي رئيس الاتحاد وعن الجامعة الأستاذ الدكتور فواز عبد الحق الزبون رئيس الجامعة، بحضور كل من أمين عام الاتحاد الدكتورة حنان السبول والدكتور مهند عودة مدير المركز الريادي. تهدف المذكرة إلى تبادل الخبرات في الشؤون العلمية والتطبيقية والرقابية والتعاون في مجالات البحث العلمي التطبيقي وتأهيل طلبة كليات الصيدلة لتزويدهم بالمهارات اللازمة حسب متطلبات العمل في مجال الصناعة الدوائية وتقديم
COVID19
The Minister of Labour announced the new amendments to the procedures that must be taken in the private sector to prevent and limit the spread of the Corona virus and transmit infection during the second wave of COVID-19, in the workplace to deal with epidemics and to protect workers and employers in the work environment To read the procedure please visit the link: http://www.mol.gov.jo/Default/Ar
COVID19
A total of 252 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Jordan on Sunday, 248 of which are local cases, bringing the total number of cases since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis to 3,314. The increase in the number of cases is due to large gatherings, including weddings and funerals, and lack of compliance with health and safety measures. Two new COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Jordan on Sunday — in Prince Hamzah Hospital and Jordan University Hospital. A total of 50 recovery cases have been confirmed in Jordan on Sunday.
WHO
The World Health Organization (WHO) welcomes the initial clinical trial results from the United Kingdom (UK) that show dexamethasone, a corticosteroid, can be lifesaving for patients who are critically ill with COVID-19. For patients on ventilators, the treatment was shown to reduce mortality by about one third, and for patients requiring only oxygen, mortality was cut by about one fifth, according to preliminary findings shared with WHO. The benefit was only seen in patients seriously ill with COVID-19, and was not observed in patients with milder disease. “This is the first treatment to be shown to reduce mortality in patients
WHO
Executive Summary C-TAP, the voluntary initiative aimed at making vaccines, tests, treatments and other health technologies to fight Covid-19 accessible to all, has been launched by the WHO, in partnership with Costa Rica. The World Health Organization has announced the launch of the COVID-19 Technology Access Pool, or CTAP, insisting that the initiative “will help ensure faster and more equitable access to existing and new COVID-19 health products.” Last month, Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado’s proposal on pooling rights to COVID-19 tests, medicines and vaccines, with free access or licensing on reasonable and affordable terms for all countries, was adopted