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Executive Health Management

Pfizer Names David M. Denton Chief Financial Officer

2022 11 Apr

Pfizer Inc. has announced that David M. Denton will join the Company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Executive Vice President effective May 2, 2022. Mr. Denton will be a member of Pfizer’s Executive Leadership Team reporting to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Albert Bourla. He joins Pfizer from Lowe’s Companies, Inc. where he served as CFO... Read more

Women's Health

Mammograms Shouldn’t Revolve Around COVID-19 Vaccinations

2022 16 Mar

The Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) now recommends that women should not delay mammograms due to COVID-19 vaccinations. Lymph node swelling caused by vaccination presented a concern for false positives because this is a signal also associated with cancer. Women were advised in 2021 to delay mammograms to avoid false-positive results and unnecessary... Read more

Executive Health Management

Pfizer CEO Says Omicron-Targeted Vaccine is Most Likely Outcome

2022 11 Jan

Pfizer Inc Chief Executive Albert Bourla said a redesigned COVID-19 vaccine that specifically targets the Omicron coronavirus variant is likely needed and his company could have one ready to launch by March. Bourla said Pfizer and partner BioNTech SE are working on both an Omicron-targeted vaccine version as well as a shot that would include both... Read more

Executive Health Management

Pfizer Uses COVID-19 Vaccine to Leverage Terms to Governments

2021 31 Oct

Last February, Pfizer was accused of bullying Latin American governments over COVID-19 vaccine supplies.  Public Citizen, in investigating government supply contracts, found that Pfizer retains the right ‘to silence governments, throttle supply, shift risk and maximize profits in the worst public health crisis in a century.’ Their analysis included draft... Read more

Executive Health Management

FDA Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Boosters for Older and At-Risk People

2021 23 Sep

Today, 23 September, the US FDA amended the EUA for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to permit a booster dose for those who are 65 years and older, who are at risk for severe disease, and whose professions bring them occupational exposure. This booster dose can be administered at least six months after completion of the primary two-dose regimen.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Safe for Children Ages 5 and Up

2021 21 Sep

Given that children and adolescents can get sick with COVID-19, attending K-12 schools in-person remains a risk. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children accounted for 25.7% of US cases for the week of 16 September (American Academy of Pediatrics, 2021), while hospitalisations averaged 311 children/day (Centers for Disease Control... Read more

Cardiology Management

Needles or Fangs? COVID-19 Vaccine at Dracula’s Castle

2021 11 May

A COVID-19 vaccine centre has been set up at Dracula's castle in Transylvania. Healthcare professionals with fang stickers on their scrubs are providing Pfizer shots to everyone who visits Bran Castle in central Romania. The goal of operating a vaccination clinic on this site is to encourage Romanians to get the vaccine.    Compared to global numbers,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Milestone for COVID-19 Vaccine

2020 18 Nov

Pfizer has completed the Phase 3 of its COVID-19 vaccine trial and is ready to seek authorisation for emergency use in the U.S. The vaccine is reported to be 95% effective. Two other vaccine candidates, those of Moderna and the Russian Gamaleya Research Institute, demonstrated 94.5% and 92% efficacy, respectively, but the trials are still... Read more

Executive Health Management

Lions Health 2019: Creativity and Innovation in Healthcare

2019 26 Aug

Lions Health 2019 has offered new insights and discussions on how creativity is being embraced by the healthcare industry.   Over two days, Lions Health 2019 offered new insights and fresh ideas on how creativity can be applied to improve healthcare through focussed discussion and knowledge. This year’s agenda included first-of-its-kind creativity covering... Read more