Kieran Harkin

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Dr David Nabarro urges deployment of the Covax programme, which would enable poorer countries get vaccine at the lowest price

Wealthy countries face a moral dilemma on whether to vaccinate all their adult populations, or vaccinate only those most at risk – and give spare supp(...)

  Cancer patient Maria Waters requires a drug that is not licensed in the State for the treatment of   head and neck cancer. Photograph:    Nick Bradshaw

The husband of a woman with stage four cancer has called on pharma company MSD to provide her with a €40,000 course of vital drugs on compassionate gr(...)

Liberian nurses carry the body of an Ebola victim in 2014. Vaccines were not available to victims of the epidemic, lobby group Access to Medicines Ireland says. Photograph: Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

Spiralling drug costs threaten to bankrupt healthcare systems and deny patients access to essential medicines, according to lobby group Access to Medi(...)

The late former Fine Gael TD Paddy Harte (right) pictured with the late former Ulster Defence Association (UDA) leader Glen Barr at the Island of Ireland Peace in Mesen, Flanders. Photograph: Frank Miller.

The successful campaign by former Fine Gael TD Paddy Harte to honour the memory of Irish soldiers who died in the first World War was described as “hi(...)