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Tuberculosis: older than time, tougher than nails

By Mandeep Dhaliwal On 23 Mar 2019 Read 214

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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Leveraging South-South exchange for strong, resilient health systems

By Lydia Gronemeier and Ian Mungall On 22 Feb 2019 Read 290

Cover photo: A health worker administers a vaccine in Indonesia. The Access and Delivery Partnership promotes knowledge exchange between countries to build strong and resilient health systems. Photo: Ihsan Ahmad/UNDP Indonesia. Bangkok –  The Access and Delivery Partnership (ADP) is expan...

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ADP scaling up efforts to end TB, malaria and neglected tropical diseases

By ADP On 24 Jan 2019 Read 727

Cover photo: Health workers from a local community health centre promote vaccines to residents in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Fauzan Ijazah/UNDP. Despite marked improvements in global health, tuberculosis (TB), malaria and neglected tropical diseases (NTD) continue to affect billions of people around...

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Defeating drug-resistant TB in Indonesia: a human face

By Ministry of Health Indonesia & UNDP On 28 Nov 2018 Read 853

Cover photo: Despite significant progress, TB continues to claim more lives than any other infectious disease worldwide — over 4,500 a day. The emergence of drug-resistant TB threatens to derail efforts to end TB. Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the top four causes of death in Indonesia, claim...

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Paving the way for access to medicines in Ghana

By Belynda Amankwa & Himani Bhatnagar On 22 Jun 2018 Read 654

The Access and Delivery Partnership (ADP) supports countries and institutions in building capacity for the timely introduction and scale-up of new health technologies. ADP has been working in Ghana for the past five years, collaborating with the Ministry of Health and other strategic partners to str...

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