By Dr. Malaquías López – Professor of Public Health in the Faculty of Medicine at UNAM and Dr. Kenneth Thorpe, president of PFCD
En Español: https://www.eluniversal.com.mx/opinion/malaquias-lopez-y-kenneth-thorpe/el-gran-reto-del-siglo-xxi-en-salud-publica-las
National poll highlights broad voter concern around future threats of infectious disease; New initiative to convene stakeholders for greater collaboration in the #Fight4Health
June 25, 2020 (Washington, D.C.) The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) today announced a new initiative
June 9, 2020 (Washington, D.C.) The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) stands united with voices speaking out against racism in the United States represented by the dual tragedies of George Floyd’s brutal death at the hands of Minneapolis police and the devastating impact COVID-19 is
May 26, 2020 (Washington, D.C.) The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) applauds the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) May 26th announcement of a voluntary demonstration program aimed at lowering out-of-pocket costs for insulin in the Medicare Part D program. Today
May 8, 2020 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) Today, the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2021:
“The uncertainty of the current global
By Kenneth E. Thorpe
Apr 12, 2020
In times of emergency, misperceptions can prove deadly. That's certainly the case today, amid widespread belief that COVID-19 mainly threatens older Americans.
In reality, those of any age suffering from an underlying health condition
By Kenneth Thorpe
Mar 31, 2020 1:01pm
Hospitals across the globe are overwhelmed with coronavirus patients. Many of those patients ultimately develop viral pneumonia, one of the most common symptoms.
But a subset of patients must fight another—
Proposal ultimately would drive up healthcare spending
February 27, 2020
Roughly half of sick Americans struggle to afford their prescription drugs. And a new rule from the Trump administration could soon make their lives even more difficult.
February 3, 2020 (Washington, D.C.) The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) has released the following statement on the proposed international pricing index:
The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease opposes proposed “international pricing index” models to address