Tag Archives: Treatment

Government Urged to Increase Commitment to Funding for Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatment is relatively expensive, and even considered to impoverish the patient. For this reason, the state must enlarge its role, through the National Health Insurance (JKN) scheme. The chairman of the Indonesian Health Economics Association, Hasbullah Thabrany, said that the government should not suppress cancer financing, because it is …

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Rape Victims in France Condemn Police Treatment

Mouab/ASSOCIATED PRESS — A rape victim was asked by police in Paris what she was wearing that fateful day, and why she didn’t fight back. Another woman was forced to touch herself to show how the sexual assault took place, to a police officer who was skeptical about her report. …

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Facebook Fined for Discriminatory Treatment of U.S. Workers

Social media company Facebook must pay a $4.75 million fine and $9.5 million in damages to eligible victims, who say the tech giant is discriminating against the United States workforce. (US) in favor of foreign employees, the US Department of Justice announced on Tuesday (19/10). The discrimination took place at …

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Merck Asks FDA to Approve COVID-19 Treatment Pills

Drugmaker Merck has asked American regulators to allow its promising COVID-19 anti-viral pill, and it expects a decision to be made in a few weeks. If approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this antiviral pill would be the first pill to treat COVID-19, adding to a new, …

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