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2020 a key year for accelerating action on neglected diseases

By ADP On 17 Feb 2020 Read 1907

Global experts gather in Bangkok for Second Global Dialogue of Uniting Efforts for Innovation, Access and Delivery BANGKOK – The year 2020 holds high importance for sustainable development, including efforts to accelerate innovation, access and delivery of medicines, vaccines, diagnostics and ...

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Access and delivery at the heart of the #HealthforAll promise

By ADP On 10 Dec 2019 Read 3084

At this year’s UN General Assembly, Member States made an historic commitment to improve the health of the world’s people with the adoption of the Political Declaration on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) . The declaration placed access to essential health care – when and where peop...

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Challenging gender inequalities in access and delivery of NTD programmes

By ADP On 04 Dec 2019 Read 1538

Gender, sex and their intersections with other social determinants of health such as poverty, education and livelihoods shape peoples’ vulnerability to neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). According to a new discussion paper, understanding the social factors underlying the sex, gender and NTDs ...

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Health experts at TICAD7 highlight partnerships and innovative initiatives as central to accelerating universal health coverage in Africa

By ADP On 09 Sep 2019 Read 3452

Yokohama – New partnerships and investments are vital to making universal health coverage in Africa a reality, said high-level experts at a side event at the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) . The event was held to highlight innovative efforts to match res...

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Digital health and data-driven innovation could revolutionize TB response, experts say

By ADP On 04 Sep 2019 Read 2005

Yokohama – Tuberculosis (TB) remains the biggest killer among infectious diseases in the world, but experts at the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) last week say breakthroughs in digital health and data-driven innovation could finally provide relief and a ...

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