Category Archives: News

How to ‘re-skill’ and find key hidden talent in an organization

Today’s enterprises need adaptive workforces—resilient teams that can acquire news skills and evolve as quickly as technology and industry change. However, most organizations approach reskilling as standard, one-size-fits-all learning and development programs, focused on cementing specific skill sets, which unfortunately become obsolete in a short period of time. It’s time to rethink reskilling to make… Read More »

AbbVie’s Humira antitrust woes snowball as class-action plaintiffs pile in

AbbVie’s Humira protection strategy has made headlines almost daily as critics multiply—and so do legal threats. More plaintiffs are piling into court claiming the company illegally quashed competition with a “patent thicket” and a “pay-for-delay” deal. Since a grocery workers’ union in New York filed its lawsuit March 18, several other organizations have joined the… Read More »

Disease has cost Africa 630 million years of ‘healthy life’, according to WHO study

A Ugandan doctor checks a Somali child at an outpatient hospital run by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) Diseases, disability and early death, resulting from illness, has cost the economy of the African continent’s 54 nations $ 2.4 trillion in annual workforce productivity losses in… Read More »

Free public cancer scans increase chances of early diagnoses

Early diagnosis of cancer can save millions of lives. It also increases the chances of successful treatment. Turkey’s Ministry of Health has been offering free cancer treatment all over the country and thanks to cervical, colon and breast cancer screenings, 78,767 people have been able to receive cancer diagnosis. Starting from 2012, the ministry has… Read More »