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Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies

Donors have pledged an additional US$ 15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE). Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, the Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, and the United Kingdom… Read More »

FDA seeks $46M to fund National Evaluation System for Health Technology

The Food and Drug Administration is seeking $ 46 million in its fiscal year 2019 budget request to better enable its active post-market data monitoring system to gather real-world evidence for medical devices. The National Evaluation System for Health Technology (NEST), which leverages data from patient registries, Medicare claims, and electronic health records, is meant… Read More »