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

By ADP On 24 Jan 2019 Read 484

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 678

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 528

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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Unified action needed to ensure the world is safe from emerging infectious diseases

By UNDP On 05 Feb 2018 Read 1212

Emerging infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance threaten global health security and economic and social well-being. Enhancing partnerships across sectors, building stronger health systems and improving preparedness are key to countering these threats, heard participants at the Prince Mahid...

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To Achieve Universal Health Coverage, We Must Connect the Dots Between Innovation and Delivery

By Dr. Mandeep Dhaliwal On 07 Jan 2018 Read 1361

Last month at the Universal Health Coverage Forum in Tokyo, I witnessed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe inspire world leaders and advocates as they pledged their support for universal health coverage — the idea that everyone, everywhere, should be able to access quality health services. The global m...

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