Journalistic investigation on the gap in global access to health.
COVID-19 has paralysed mental health care, already weak in several European countries. During the first wave, 75% of psychiatry services were via telemedicine, but it doesn’t work for everybody.
For weeks, Spain and Italy were epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic. Their health defences had an important gap.
The real cost that public administrations pay for CAR-T therapies is negotiated in secret, although the Ministry of Health does publish the maximum price it is willing to pay.
Together with sums of money they received from other laboratories, they were dished out a total of over 1.6 million. Most of them work in public hospitals.
All these countries publish a declared portion – how much each doctor received from each firm – and an anonymous portion, published as an aggregate figure without names. It is partial transparency.