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Promoting innovation and access for neglected diseases in Africa

By ADP On 21 Aug 2019 Read 1697

By helping drive product development and safeguarding sustainable access and delivery in African and other low- and middle-income countries (LMICs),  the Access and Delivery Partnership  (ADP)  and the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund) use an integrated approach to ...

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Med Safety App for reporting side effects of medicines and other health products in Ghana

By UNDP Ghana On 21 Aug 2019 Read 1173

A new mobile application that will help to improve safety of health products in Ghana is being rolled out by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA). The Med Safety Mobile App is designed to encourage reporting of harmful, unexpected side effects of health products, including medicines and vaccines, by c...

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Actors across innovation, access and delivery in dialogue to meet 2030 goals

By ADP On 15 Aug 2019 Read 648

Uniting Efforts for Innovation, Access and Delivery , is a platform that aims to improve the innovation, access and delivery of medicines, vaccines, diagnostics and other health technologies for unmet health needs in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The first meeting took place in Bangkok, ...

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Improving pricing and procurement of health technologies to advance universal health coverage

By Rachel Turkel, Ian Mungall & Lydia Gronemeier On 26 Apr 2019 Read 1634

Well-managed policies and approaches for the pricing and procurement of health technologies are vital for low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to ensure the availability and affordability of essential medicines and health products for their populations.  With the inclusion of a specific tar...

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Tuberculosis: older than time, tougher than nails

By Mandeep Dhaliwal On 23 Mar 2019 Read 1133

The results of decades of inaction on TB are that doctors are stuck with an antiquated treatment regimen that is both challenging to administer and monitor Six thousand years since tuberculosis first appeared and 137 years after Dr Robert Koch identified the bacteria responsible, world leaders are n...

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