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Invasive species on the march – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on February 16th, 2017.

Somewhere out in the world, there are two new pest incursions a day, according to new research showing that efforts to prevent pests, weeds and diseases have not kept up with the pace of globalisation.  An international team of scientists, whose findings were published overnight in Nature Communications, found that the number of invasive species […]

Trade deals and healthcare – Prof John McMillan

John Kerr posted in on June 12th, 2015.

On the university of Otago Bioethics Centre blog, centre Director Prof John McMillan writes about the leaked details of the Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations that relate to PHARMAC and the health system in New Zealand. An excerpt (read in full here): ‘Fairness for Healthcare Technologies’: some detail on the risks to PHARMAC at last? Calls […]

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